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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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All About The First Ever Video

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All About The First Ever Video

The oldest film ever discovered dates back to 1888 and is a silent short titled "Roundhay Garden Scene." It was named after the garden in which it was shot (the Fenton Gallery and Museum of Art) and features a brief, 10-second clip of an unidentified man walking across a grassy field.

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Common Issues With VHS Tapes

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Common Issues With VHS Tapes

VHS tapes were once a popular way to store memories and watch them with the family in the future. It became a tradition for them to gather in front of the TV and watch home videos of family milestones, such as baby's first steps or the wedding of Mum and Dad.

Let's take a look at VHS problems and why DVDs and MP4 recordings don't have the same issues.

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The First Ever Video

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The First Ever Video
With all things taken into account, film really has not been around for that long. It has not even been around for 150 years. Its remarkable rise to prominence has meant that all of its relatable breakthroughs have been thoroughly documented.

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DVD vs. VHS

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DVD vs. VHS
As newer generations are born, the more distant people become toward previous pieces of technological advancements like DVDs and VHS tapes. 

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