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blue-ray disc

February 8, 2012


Optical disc storage medium made to replace DVD. diameter: 120 mm thickness: 1.2 mm storage per layer: 25 GB dual, triple and quadruple layer discs are available.


January 31, 2012


Family of half-inch professional videocassette products developed by Sony in 1982. The most common broadcast-quality video format. The expression betacam is often used for all of those products: Betacam camcorder, Betacam video recorder, Betacam tape or the format. For technicalities, visit Wikipedia: Betacam

magic carpet (IMAX)

January 25, 2012


Large format film system (IMAX) based on 2 projectors. The first projector projects onto a screen normally places before the audience. The second projector projects onto a screen placed horizontally below the audience. The horizontal screen is visible through a glass floor. According to the Wikipedia the system was first presented in Osaka in 1990 […]