Watching home movies helps us to remember our earliest memories and can be a wonderful reminder of people who are no longer with us. It’s a bit like having a time machine, enabling us to go back to the past and indulge in fun times like holidays and family occasions.
Although today we have ultra-slim smartphones, instant information on a wristwatch sized device and the ability to watch tv on the run when the DVD hit the market, it was an astonishing piece of technology – many people wondered how so much information could be stored on a shiny piece of plastic! We take a look at the DVD to find out more.
The first model was the Sony Handicap CCD-V8. This was a record only model with no playback features. There were only three focus settings and a 6x zoom! It wasn't long before an autofocus model was introduced.