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  • n. Alternative spelling of videodisc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • 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.

    Same old story

  • 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.

    Egnorance: The Egotistical Combination of Ignorance and Arrogance - The Panda's Thumb

  • 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.

    The Rule of Three

  • 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.

    The Rule of Three

  • 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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