Knowledge Identifier: $Video
Electronic medium for the recording, copying and broadcasting of moving visual images
Category: Civil society
Launched in 1951.
Countries: (60%), Japan (20%), Taiwan (20%)
Main connections: JVC, DVD, Chroma ATE
Linked to: Ampex, Metadata, JVC, Philips
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In 1951 the first video tape recorder captured live images from television cameras by converting the camera's electrical impulses and saving the information onto magnetic video tape
However, prices gradually dropped over the years; in 1971, Sony began selling videocassette recorder decks and tapes to the public
- Chroma started from the first Taiwan made, Video Pattern Generator in 1986 and continuously expanded its product lines to Optoelectronics, Display, IT, Semiconductor and Solar industries
After the invention of the DVD in 1997 and Blu-ray Disc in 2006, sales of videotape and recording equipment plummeted
- In 2005, JVC joined "'HANA"', the High-Definition Audio-Video Network Alliance, to help establish standards in consumer-electronics interoperability
In October 2015 video platform Grabyo launched technology to help video publishers adapt horizotonal 16:9 video into mobile formats such as vertical and square