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D-VHS

(Data-VHS) A VHS videocassette recorder that is able to store digital data such as MPEG-2 from a digital satellite system (DSS) or digital cable. D-VHS decks support both standard (SDTV) and high definition (HDTV) formats and also record and play regular analog VHS tapes. See DVCR.
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They also agreed to employ the common name ''Digital Hi-Vision Video'' in their product catalogs and advertising for their respective D-VHS decks, they said.
Significantly, will Hollywood release films in D-VHS format?
Of course, DVD is only a playback unit while D-VHS is a recording medium, so it will be able to record from digital sources such as DSS and take advantage of the superior audio and video quality of digital signals," Bennett explains.
The DoMiNo processor encodes analog video sources to MPEG-2 digital video for recording onto the D-VHS tape, as well as converting digital camcorder content from the MiniDV and Digital 8 formats to MPEG-2.
JVC's high definition delivery system is an ideal method for The WB affiliates to screen HD materials in their local facilities on a low-cost D-VHS media.
Having announced D-VHS releases for "Terminator 2: Judgment Day," "Basic Instinct" and "National Lampoon's Van Wilder" over the past weeks, this project represents Artisan's continuing commitment to the new HD D-VHS platform, which features JVC's D-Theater copy protection system.
Designed for DVD players, DVD recorders, digital set-top boxes, D-VHS players and A/V receivers, the SiI 9190 transmitter combines digital video and audio in a single, HDMI-compliant stream.
Each system consists of a Kinetron(TM) Motion Controller and at least four motor-driven Kinetron Actuators and utilizes proprietary motion codes which automatically synchronize with standard DVD and D-VHS movies to produce highly realistic motions in three planes (Up/Down, Left/Right, Front/Back) at up to 2 Gs of acceleration.
These terms include an annual fee assessed to all adopters and royalties associated with consumer devices such as DVD players, set-top boxes, digital TVs, D-VHS players, A/V receivers, personal computers and monitors.
Originally designed to significantly distort unauthorized recordings made on VCR and D-VHS, Macrovision's technology is now also used as a software flag to prevent unauthorized copying on DVD recorders, hard-drive recorders and media center PCs.
Two Zenith big-screen HDTVs, a Zenith HD-DVD (see separate news release) player and a Panasonic D-VHS recorder will all be connected using the IEEE 1394 interface with HAVi (Home Audio Video Interoperability) capability.
In addition, a prototype D-VHS player from JVC will play high-definition premium digital content from Universal Studios and Fox that has not been released to VHS or DVD-some of which is currently playing in theaters around the country.