D-VHS


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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?
A fourth studio, DreamWorks, also provided clips to JVC, according to sources, but was not able to get them authored in D-VHS in time for display at CES.
In introducing D-VHS, JVC announced technical standards for its own copy-control system, a system that is not expected to be compatible with recordable DVD systems.
says the company will begin producing D-VHS machines coincidentally at about the same time it starts offering digital video disc (DVD) equipment.
Though Fox didn't say it directly, the standards include copy protection for prerecorded D-VHS programming, raising the prospect that the studio may issue movies on the new digital cassettes.