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2013-06-07 00:21:02

WASHINGTON, June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, JUNE 7: GOING TO THE TAPE Profile America -- Friday, June 7th. A home entertainment revolution began on this date in 1975, when the videocassette recorder was introduced. It was Sony's Betamax format recorder, which in a very few years was superseded by the rival VHS format. At its peak,...

2010-11-08 00:00:46

Are video tapes safe? Not really, as many have found out the hard way there are many environmental and technological threats to any consumer's VHS memories. Rescue your Videotapes! 3 gives videographers the chance to save their memories. Lanham, MD (Vocus) November 6, 2010 MAGIX announces the newest version of its award winning video rescue suite: Rescue Your Video Tapes! 3, and for the first time it is available on both MAC and PC. MAGIX AG, listed on the Prime Standard (ISIN DE...

2009-05-12 12:30:00

Zenith's ConnectYourBox.com and ConecteSuConvertidor.com Offer Simple Advice on Connecting Converter Boxes to Analog TVs and VCRs WASHINGTON, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- With only one month to go until full-power analog TV broadcasters across the nation go all-digital, people are starting to realize that it's not just their old analog TVs that will be affected by the transition but their trusty VCRs, too. How to keep your VCR running in the digital age is just one of many questions answered...

2009-01-12 19:04:43

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday delayed deciding if cable TV providers may allow subscribers to record shows in devices housed at cable offices, observers said. The high court issued a call for the U.S. solicitor general to weigh in by submitting an opinion on the case, in which Cablevision Systems Inc. is vying to offer its subscribers network television programming digitally recorded at the company's central office, the Los Angeles Times reported. U.S. television networks and film studios...

2008-06-24 15:02:45

By Vanessa Overholser, The Morehead News, Kingston, Ky. Jun. 24--Movie Gallery is soliciting donations of new and used DVDs and equipment to send to troops overseas. Operation DVD will collect DVD and VCR tapes and DVD and VCR players through June 28. "It was a combined effort with all 16 stores in our district," said Morehead store manager Molly Litteral. "We will be collecting movies from June 21 to June 28. We will take them as late as Sunday, June 29 because we cannot mail...

2006-01-05 13:24:34

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The growth in DVD sales and rentals slowed dramatically last year as the home video format started showing its age, according to a report released on Thursday by the Digital Entertainment Group. Sales and rentals of DVDs in 2005 rose 8 percent to $22.8 billion, the industry trade group said, with DVD retail sales up only 5 percent in dollar terms to $16.3 billion in 2005 and unit sales up 10 percent. Consumers spent another $6.5 billion renting DVDs, up 14...

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2005-12-30 00:55:00

By Philipp Gollner and Eric Auchard SAN FRANCISCO -- A dozen industries will cram into the annual consumer electronics jamboree in Las Vegas next week to clamor for attention in the equally crowded digital media market. With entertainment being cut loose from the living room as never before, the challenge is to offer the products and software that consumers will want as the next badge of cool -- and convenience. This year will feature a cornucopia of gadgets, ranging from advances in...

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2004-11-29 12:00:00

LONDON -- Video may have killed the radio star, as The Buggles sang in 1979 - but now the format that revolutionized viewing habits may itself be on the way out. Dixons, a major British retailer, is pressing the stop button on sales of video recorders. DVD players, now going for as little as $45, currently outsell VCRs by a 40-1 margin, the company said. This trend is expected to continue as new products, including portable players and recordable discs, come onto the market. "We're saying...


Latest Videocassette recorder Reference Libraries

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2010-10-12 18:40:32

The videocassette recorder, or VCR, is a type of tape recorder that uses removable videotape cassettes containing magnetic tape to record audio and video. The VCR is different from the VTR since the VTR can be reel-to-reel devices that require hand-threading of the tape from a single supply reel. VCR's have a tuner and programmable timer which began as a simple mechanical counter-based feature similar to those available on contemporary audio equipment. These features quickly turned into a...

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