MiniDV


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MiniDV

A small cassette that is widely used for recording digital videotape in the DV format. Handheld MiniDV camcorders combined the high quality of DV in a small size and became very popular in a short time. See DV.
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The first Dogme films--Festen [Celebration] (1998) and Idioterne [The Idiots] (1998)--were shot on tiny MiniDV and Hi-8 camcorders, the latter even employing low-end in-camera effects like auto-focus, auto exposure, and electronic zoom.
In short time, members of Clark's media resources team, armed with miniDV camcorders, shot and edited footage and then had the content up and running by faculty orientation last fall.
The lightweight helmet-cam is the "eye," and the camcorder records the footage on a MiniDV tape.
(33.) The list goes on with obvious examples including Philips's compact cassette versus the Lear 8-Track, the compact disc which eventually eviscerated the compact cassette market, Dolby's patented noise reduction (which competed, yet briefly coexisted, with DBX in analog audio devices), multi-channel audio formats (currently Dolby standards coexisting with DTS), Panasonic and Sony's MiniDV video media format, the Toshiba/Warner (and others) DVD and of course, HD DVD and Blu-ray.
What formats of content need to be supported (VHS, SVHS, MiniDV, DVD, international formats, ITV, satellite, CAT-V, streaming video, etc.)?
Using SD instead of MiniDV means it is 47 per cent smaller than an equivalent tape camcorder, and more than 50 per cent lighter.
NEW YORK-Amid a barrage of digital camcorder formats, the majority of manufacturers seem to migrate to one of the earlier emerging technologies and less expensive -- MiniDV.
Contestants will be competing to win a trip for two to the 2006 Music Industry's Biggest Awards Show; a Sony MiniDV HandyCam Camcorder, Mini iPod, $100 in music downloads, $100 Ticketmaster Gift Certificate, Gift Baskets from Baskin-Robbins among other prizes.
Some Canon miniDV cameras are used for on-location footage.