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Types Of Videotapes Through The Years

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Types Of Videotapes Through The Years

It's hard to believe that videotapes have been around for over sixty years! It's amazing to think about how much they've impacted the development of amateur filming and TV broadcasting. Today, everyone streams films and TV shows digitally, but it wasn't always that way. For years, large tech companies fought for the most popular videotape with the highest quality video. Videotapes have come a long way since they were first introduced in the 1950s. Here is a timeline of the most popular videotapes over the last sixty years, from VHS to digital streaming. 1956: 2-Inch Quadruplex Videotape The beginning of...

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The VHS Comeback: How a Format from the 80s is Making a Major resurgence in popularity

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The VHS Comeback: How a Format from the 80s is Making a Major resurgence in popularity
Many people remember the VHS tapes from their childhoods, filled with movies like The Little Mermaid and Aladdin. What they might not know is that the VHS format is making a major resurgence in popularity.

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The Rise And Fall Of VHS

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The Rise And Fall Of VHS

It never scratches, it always starts playing at the point you left off, it doesn't have any frustrating menus or loading screens, and you can get rid of obnoxious ads with a pair of scissors and tape. Best of all, no one's ever hauled it out of the house before! What could this hypothetical device be? A VHS player! The iconic video player that has been a staple of home theatre entertainment for over 30 years–fuelled by footage of yesteryear and waves of nostalgia. A Technological Breakthrough In Its Day  The Video Home System (VHS) has been around for a...

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Why DVD's Will Not Disappear

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Why DVD's Will Not Disappear

DVDs are great! They've been around since 1999 when they were introduced to the world, and they still have a unique role in society. Even with streaming services like Netflix and Hulu, DVDs still have a place in modern day life. We don't think this will change anytime soon. This article will explore why DVDs are still a popular physical media type. DVDs are Still Useful Streaming is the new way to watch content, but DVDs are still incredibly useful. They don't require internet or Wi-Fi, which can be a benefit if these things aren't available. DVDs are a great...

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The DVD vs The VHS

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The DVD vs The VHS

As digital media continues to play a larger role in our lives, consumers are buying less physical media like DVDs and VHS tapes. But after more than two decades of advancements, those products still hold a special place in the hearts of many — especially collectors and older buyers who find value in collections of their favourite movies; and some younger buyers who still enjoy watching the occasional DVD or VHS tape for nostalgic reasons. Millions of people around the world love the nostalgic appeal of old VHS tapes and DVDs. From movies to home videos, we want to look...

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