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CD Video (also known as CDV, CD-V, or CD+V) was a format introduced in the mid-1980s that combined the technologies of compact disc and laserdisc. CD-V discs were the same size as an audio CD, and contained up to 20 minutes worth of audio information that could be played on any audio CD player. It also contained up to 5 minutes of analog video information, which could be played back on a newer laserdisc player capable of playing CD-V discs. One of the first laserdisc players that could play CD-V discs as well was the Pioneer CLD-1010 from 1987. Image File history File links CDV_logo. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Pioneer Logo (- 1998) Pioneer Corporation ) (TYO: 6773 ) is a Japanese multinational corporation that specializes in digital entertainment products, based in Tokyo, Japan. ... The Pioneer CLD-1010 is a Laserdisc player introduced by Pioneer Electronics in 1987 as the last of their top-spec players not to be part of their Elite lineup. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

A rare CD Video single from the UK: "Doctorin' the Tardis" by The Timelords.

CD Video discs have a distinctive gold color, to differentiate them from regular silver-colored audio CDs. Image File history File links The_Timelords-_Doctorin'_The_Tardis_(UK_CDV). ... Image File history File links The_Timelords-_Doctorin'_The_Tardis_(UK_CDV). ... Doctorin the Tardis was a 1988 electronic novelty pop single by The Timelords (Time Boy and Lord Rock, aliases of Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty, now better known as The KLF). ... Doctorin the Tardis The Timelords was the name used by UK sampling outfit The Justified Ancients of Mu Mu for their 1988 novelty pop single Doctorin the Tardis, a No. ...

CD Video is not to be confused with the all-digital MPEG-based Video CD format, which came out a few years later in 1993. The Moving Picture Experts Group or MPEG is a working group of ISO/IEC charged with the development of video and audio encoding standards. ... Video CD (aka VCD, VideoCD, View CD, Compact Disc digital video) is a standard digital format for storing video on a Compact Disc. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ...

A similar version of CD Video called Video Single Disc (VSD) was also released. It was the same as CD Video, but it only had a laserdisc-style analog video track (occupying the whole storage space of the disc) and no audio CD tracks. Video Single Disc (abbreviated as VSD) was a disc-based format that carried the same analog video information as a laserdisc, but on a 5-inch audio CD-sized disc. ... CD re-directs here; see Cd for other meanings of CD. Image of a compact disc (pencil included for scale) A compact disc (or CD) is an optical disc used to store digital data, originally developed for storing digital audio. ...

CD Video lasted only a few short years in the marketplace, disappearing by 1991. The target audience was teenagers who watched music videos on MTV. But few of them were familiar with laserdiscs, and far fewer still owned CDV compatible players. Buying a costly new player was not an option just for the minor use of playing a single music video that could be taped with a VCR. 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... MTV (Music Television) is an American cable television network headquartered in New York City. ... The video cassette recorder (or VCR, less popularly video tape recorder) is a type of video tape recorder that uses removable cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video from a television broadcast so it can be played back later. ...

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Industrial & home video media
Magnetic tape

VERA (1952) - 2 inch Quadruplex videotape (1956) - 1 inch type A videotape (1965) - U-matic (1969) - Cartrivision (1972) - Video Cassette Recording (1972) - V-Cord (1974) - VX (aka "The Great Time Machine") (1974) - Betamax (1975) - 1 inch type B videotape (1976) - 1 inch type C videotape (1976) - VHS (1976) - Video 2000 (1979) - VHS-C (1982) - M (1982) - Betacam (1982) - Video8 (1985) - MII (1986) - D1 (1986) - S-VHS (1987) - D2 (1988) - Hi8 (1989) - D3 (1991) - D5 (1994) - Digital-S (D9) (199?) - S-VHS-C (1987) - W-VHS (1992) - DV (1995) - Betacam HDCAM (1997) - D-VHS (1998) - Digital8 (1999) - HDV (2003) The home video business rents and sells videocassettes and DVDs to the public. ... Compact audio cassette Magnetic tape is a non-volatile storage medium consisting of a magnetic coating on a thin plastic strip. ... VERA (Vision Electronic Recording Apparatus) was an early videotape format developed by the BBC in the 1950s. ... 2 inch Quadruplex (also called 2″ Quad, or just quad, for short) was the first practical and commercially successful videotape format. ... 1 inch type A (designated Type A by SMPTE) is an open-reel videotape format developed by Ampex in 1965, that was one of the first standardized open-reel videotape formats in the 1 inch (25 mm) width (most others of that size at that time were proprietary). ... Sony U-matic VTR BVU-800 A U-matic tape U-matic is the name of a videocassette format developed by Sony in 1969. ... Cartrivision was a videocassette format introduced in 1972, and the first format of its kind available in the USA.[1] It was produced by Cartridge Television, Inc. ... Video Cassette Recording (VCR) was a video format by Philips, the first successful home videocassette recorder system. ... V-Cord was a videocassette format developed and released by Sanyo in 1974. ... VX was a short-lived and unsucessful videocassette format developed by Quasar in 1974. ... Sonys Betamax is the 12. ... 1 inch type B (designated Type B by SMPTE) is an open-reel videotape format developed by Bosch in Germany in 1976. ... 1 inch Type C (designated Type C by SMPTE) is a professional open-reel videotape format co-developed and introduced by Ampex and Sony in 1976. ... Top view of VHS cassette with U.S. 25c coin for scale Bottom view of VHS cassette with magnetic tape exposed Top view of VHS cassette with front casing removed The Video Home System, better known by its abbreviation VHS, is a recording and playing standard for analog video cassette... Video 2000 (or V2000; also known as Video Compact Cassette, or VCC) was a consumer VCR system and videotape standard developed by Philips and Grundig AG to compete with JVCs VHS and Sonys Betamax video technologies. ... VHS-C is the compact VHS format used for portable video recorders. ... M is the name of a professional videocassette format developed around 1982 by Matsushita and RCA. It was developed as a competitor to Sonys Betacam format. ... Sony Betacam-SP VTP BVW-65 Betacam and VHS size comparison Betacam SP L (top), Betacam SP S (left), VHS (right) The early form of Betacam tapes are interchangeable with Betamax, though the recordings are not. ... A Video8 cassette The 8mm video format refers informally to three related videocassette formats for the NTSC and PAL/SECAM television systems. ... Note: The MII video tape format is not to be confused with Panasonics M2 videogame console The official logo for the MII videocassette format (courtesy Panasonic) MII is a professional videocassette format developed by Panasonic in 1986 as their answer & competitive product to Sonys Betacam SP format. ... Sonys D1 format was the first major professional digital video format, introduced in 1987. ... Introduced in Japan in 1987, S-VHS (Super VHS) was an improved version of the VHS standard for consumer video cassette recorders. ... D2 is a professional digital video tape format created by Ampex and other manufacturers through a standards group of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers (SMPTE) and introduced at the 1988 NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) convention as a lower-cost alternative to the D1 format. ... A Video8 cassette The 8mm video format refers informally to three related videocassette formats for the NTSC and PAL/SECAM television systems. ... D3 is a professional digital video tape format. ... Panasonic D5 HD VTR AJ-HD3700H A Cassette Tape for D5 HD(Medium) D5 is a professional digital video format introduced by Panasonic in 1994. ... Digital-S or D-9 is a 4:2:2 digital video format from JVC. It is very similar to DVCPRO50, but records on videocassettes in the S-VHS form factor. ... VHS-C is the compact VHS format used for portable video recorders. ... W-VHS is a high definition analogue video tape format created by JVC. Usually it used to store RGB or composite video at a resolution of 1125 lines on a magnetic tape of the same dimensions as VHS. Categories: Technology stubs | Television stubs | Video storage | VHS ... A MiniDV tape For other uses, see DV (disambiguation). ... Betacam and VHS size comparison Betacam SP L, Betacam SP S, VHS Betacam is a family of half-inch professional videotape formats developed by Sony from 1982 onwards. ... D-VHS logo D-VHS is a digital video format developed by JVC, in collaboration with Hitachi, Matsushita and Philips. ... Digital-8 (or D8) is a consumer digital videotape format developed by Sony in the late 1990s. ... High Definition Video (HDV) is a video format designed to record compressed HDTV video on standard DV media (DV or MiniDV cassette tape). ...

Optical discs

Laserdisc (1978) - Laserfilm (1984) - CD Video - VCD (1993) - DVD (1996) - DVD-Video (1996) - MiniDVD - CVD (1998) - SVCD (1998) - FMD (2000) - EVD (2003) - FVD (2005) - UMD (2005) - VMD (2006) - HD DVD (2006) - Blu-ray Disc (BD) (2006) - DMD (2006?) - AVCHD (2006) - Tapestry Media (2007) - HVD (TBA) - PH-DVD (TBA) - Protein-coated disc (TBA) - Two-Photon 3-D (TBA) The optical lens of a compact disc drive. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Laserfilm was a videodisc format developed by McDonnell-Douglas in 1984 that was a transmissive laser-based playback medium (unlike its competitor, laserdisc, which was a reflective system). ... Video CD (aka VCD, VideoCD, View CD, Compact Disc digital video) is a standard digital format for storing video on a Compact Disc. ... DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) is an optical disc storage media format that can be used for data storage, including movies with high video and sound quality. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... There are two types of MiniDVD cDVD, which are 80-mm versions of the 120-mm DVD mini-DVD, which are standard CDs filled with the DVD-video format // cDVD A Mini-DVD-RAM with DVD Round Holder. ... The China Video Disc (CVD), developed in the late 1990s, is a Chinese government-sponsored competitor to the SVCD standard. ... Super Video CD (Super Video Compact Disc or SVCD) is a format used for storing video on standard compact discs. ... Fluorescent Multilayer Disc (FMD), is an optical disc format developed by Constellation 3D that uses fluorescent, rather than reflective materials to store data. ... The Enhanced Versatile Disc (EVD) was announced on November 18, 2003 by Chinas Xinhua news agency as a response to the popular DVD Video format and its licensing costs (which some considered excessive). ... FVD, or Forward Versatile Disc, is an offshoot of DVD developed in Taiwan jointly by the Advanced Optical Storage Research Alliance (AOSRA) and the Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) as a more inexpensive alternative for high-definition content. ... A UMD The Universal Media Disc (UMD) is an optical disc medium developed by Sony for use on the PlayStation Portable. ... Versatile Multilayer Disc (VMD) is a high-capacity red laser optical disc technology designed by New Medium Enterprises, Inc. ... HD-DVD disc HD DVD (for High Density Digital Versatile Disc) is a digital optical media format which is being developed as one standard for high-definition DVD. HD DVD is similar to the competing Blu-ray Disc, which also uses the same CD sized (120 mm diameter) optical data... A Blu-ray Disc is a high-density optical disc format for the storage of digital media, including high-definition video. ... Digital Multilayer Disk (DMD) is an optical disc format developed by D Data Inc. ... AVCHD (Advanced Video Codec High Definition) is a new high definition recording codec introduced by Sony and Panasonic. ... Info A computer disc about the size of a DVD that can hold 60 times more data will go on sale in 2006, according to its American developer InPhase Technologies, a Lucent spin off. ... Picture of a HVD by Optware. ... There are very few or no other articles that link to this one. ... Protein-Coated Disc (PCD) is a theoretical optical disc technology currently being developed by Professor V Renugopalakrishnan of Harvard Medical School. ... Two-Photon 3-D Optical Data Storage refers to an optical storage system under development by a team at the University of Central Florida. ...

Grooved Videodiscs

SelectaVision (1981) - VHD (1983) Videodisc (or video disc) is a general term for a laser- or stylus-readable random-access circular disc that contains both audio and video signals recorded in an analog form. ... The Hobbit CED SelectaVision was originally the name for a video playback system developed by RCA using specialized Capacitance Electronic Disc (CED) media, in which video and audio could be played back on a TV using a special analog needle and high-density groove system similar to phonograph records. ... VHD is a videodisc format which was marketed predominantly in Japan by JVC. VHD stands for Video High Density, and there was also an audio-only variant called, not surprisingly, AHD. // Technology VHD discs are 25cm in diameter, though the user never sees them as they are stored in caddies...

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Video is encoded as MPEG-2, and may have a variable bit rate up to 2.6 megabits per second.
Super Video CD was originally developed by the government-backed China Recording Standards Committee, under direction from the Chinese Ministry of Information Industry, as an enhancement to the Video CD format.
The Ministry of Information and Video CD Consortium agreed to join forces, incorporating the features of HQ-VCD under a unified SVCD format, but by the time their specification was ready in July 1998, CVD had already been adopted by major manufacturers of VCD players.
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Video CD play-only units have been a popular stand-alone movie-viewing format in, of all places, The People's Republic of China for years.
CD Video is a great way to copy such sources as Camcorder tapes (Video CDs don't wear out like tape does!).
With the Video CD recorder alternative, blank CD-R disk prices almost as cheap as blank audio or video cassettes, Video CD recording is an interesting (and affordable) alternative to videotape.
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