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- n. Alternative spelling of videodisc.
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- n. a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
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Then we heard that RCA was developing their laser videodisk technology and were desperate for programming.
It was true for mainframe CBT, it was true for interactive videodisk, it was true for web-base learning, and it will be true for learning 2.0, 3.0, and all the numbered friends and relations.
Whereas previous generations had to perform labs on dogs not intended to survive, we were spared this (so were the dogs) and instead watched a videodisk (it really was - this was before DVD-RW, I guess) of a dog being given various agents and seeing what affect it had on the blood pressure, heart rate, etc.
Hoping this innovation would succeed videotapes, RCA lost more than $500 million in the early 1980s when it failed to convince other manufacturers to adopt the videodisk standard.
Once a powerful company in the U.S. consumer electronics market, RCA pretty much silenced that voice when it attempted to create a new videodisk technology.
Doremi is a leading developer and manufacturer of videodisk recorders and video servers for the broadcast, post production, digital cinema and ProAv markets.
Famously, the BBC's Doomsday Project of 1986 was committed to a 12 inch videodisk format which was totally obsolete by 2000 and needed the help of a specialist team working with the sole surviving laser disk player to rescue the data.
He captured some of LC's huge photo collections, at that time putting them on videodisk, as part of the Library's Optical Disk Pilot Project.
Also termed widescreen, this format is common in motion pictures that have been transferred to digital videodisk (
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