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Home Video

  1. 1. The historical perspectives on home video A presentation by Dawn Reader
  2. 2. Entering the VCR age <ul><li>VCR’s started to become available to the public during the late 1970’s </li></ul><ul><li>This technology with it’s playback and home recording was became popular fast </li></ul>
  3. 3. According to Television History <ul><li>World’s first video cassette recorder to use in the home was a Phillips model 1500. It was introduced in England in 1972 and was 22” wide x 6.5” high x 15”deep </li></ul><ul><li>In the fall of 1977 the first VHS VCR was introduced and was a JVC’s HR-3300 </li></ul><ul><li>By July of 1999 the world’s first HD-Compatible digital VCR was on the U.S. market </li></ul>
  4. 4. Before that… <ul><li>The first machines were called VTR s which stood for video tape recorders </li></ul><ul><li>These machines were similar to reel to reel players </li></ul><ul><li>Large spools with multi-track magnetic tapes </li></ul><ul><li>Ampex released the first commercial broadcast quality recorder in 1956 </li></ul>
  5. 5. The VTR <ul><li>It was Charles Ginsburg that lead the research team on this recorder in 1951 </li></ul><ul><li>This captured live images and converted them into electrical impulses onto an magnetic tape </li></ul><ul><li>The first VTR was sold for $50,000 in the year of 1956 </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>VCR’s became an easier way of watching home videos and videos </li></ul>
  7. 7. Then
  8. 8. Now
  9. 9. Then
  10. 10. Now
  11. 11. <ul><li>In 2004 100 million American households had VCRs </li></ul><ul><li>80 million had DVD players </li></ul><ul><li>Then by 2005 DVD sales rose by 400% which was over the $4 billion mark from the sales of 2000 at $15.7 billion </li></ul>
  12. 12. Work Cited Grant, August E & Meadows, Jennifer H. “Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals.” Technology, Futures Inc. 2008. p. Home Video 27-29. “ Television History- The First 75 Years.” 14 February 2009. http://www.tvhistory.tv/VCR%20History.htm “ The History of Video and Related Innovations.” About.com:Inventors .2009. 14 February 2009. http://inventors.about.com/library/inventors/blvideo.htm

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