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2011-05-10 07:00:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ScanCafe, the most trusted photo scanning service, with over 54 million images scanned, has launched today its service for editing and transferring consumer video tape content onto DVD. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110221/AQ51930LOGO) Another Race Against Time Video tapes, like VHS, have been one of the most successful consumer products ever fielded, and some 6 billion tapes have been sold in the US, with an average...

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...

2010-02-05 14:04:00

PARK RIDGE, N.J., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 50 Sony high-definition cameras will cover every angle of the National Football League's championship game, to be broadcast Feb. 7 on the CBS Television Network from Miami's Sun Life Stadium. NEP Broadcasting will provide several trailers for pre- and post-game, main game and the half-time show. The Sony gear used by NEP for the main broadcast in the United States includes HDC-1500 multi-format cameras and HDC-3300 super-motion camera...

2009-07-31 17:14:00

PARK RIDGE, N.J., July 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Capturing the look and feel of life aboard a spacecraft on a six-year mission through the solar system requires imagination, creativity and a flexible camera system. The production team behind the new TV series "Defying Gravity" used all three, including Sony's F35 high-definition camera system. According to producers for the show, premiering August 2 on the ABC television network, the F35 camera and Sony HDCAM SR(TM) cassettes delivered "a rich,...

2009-07-01 17:14:00

PARK RIDGE, N.J., July 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures' new action-thriller "Public Enemies," which opens nationally today, was shot with Sony F23 professional high-definition cameras. Co-writer/director/producer Michael Mann and co-producer/2nd unit director Bryan Carroll had specific HD production needs to realistically capture the look of 1930s America and overcome the challenges of shooting a period piece. "To do a historical period movie right -- especially one forecast as a summer...

2009-05-26 05:30:00

Rescue, Relive and Preserve Personal Video Memories and Entertainment SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Roxio(R), a division of Sonic Solutions(R) (Nasdaq: SNIC), today announced the immediate availability of Roxio Easy VHS to DVD for Mac, a combination of software and hardware that provides consumers with a quick and trouble free way to convert and transfer personal video and entertainment stored on VHS tape to DVD. Roxio Easy VHS to DVD for Mac is available in retail...

2009-04-19 15:00:00

First Full HD Broadcast of Olympic Winter Games Following Success In Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, Panasonic's DVCPRO HD Series And P2 HD Series Will Capture Olympic Highlights In Vancouver LAS VEGAS, April 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Panasonic announced today that Olympic Broadcasting Services Vancouver (OBSV), the Host Broadcaster, will use the P2 HD series with solid-state memory cards for video recording equipment to support the broadcast of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games. As in...

2008-11-03 06:00:11

DULUTH, Ga., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Persist Media, Inc., owner of The Photo Archival Company(R) brand (http://thephotoarchivalco.com/), formally unveiled its solution to unlocking millions of hours of video trapped inside today's generation of no-tape camcorders that record to internal hard drive or flash memory. For nearly three decades, consumers have captured life's most precious events on video cassette tape. By design, each video cassette held about one or two hours of footage. A new...

2006-09-14 16:20:00

LOS ANGELES - First, there was the war between eight-track tapes and cassettes. Then there was Betamax versus VHS. Now a new battle for the future of home entertainment is once again forcing consumers to choose. High-definition DVDs are supposed to provide sharp, wide-screen images to fill the more than 30 million HD television sets that have been sold. They are also meant to replace standard definition DVDs, providing studios with a new source of profits. But after much anticipation, the two...

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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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  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.