laser disc


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laser disc:

see videodiscvideodisc
or videodisk,
disk used with a special player and television to reproduce both pictures and sound. A videodisc player cannot record television programs off the air for later playback, unlike a videocassette recorder (VCR) or recordable DVD (see digital
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So before you DVD lovers celebrate the timeless victory of your technology it might behoove you to remember that somewhere in this world lives a poor rich son-of-a-gun who converted his entire collection of home movies onto laser disc, never to be seen again.
TDK will also feature its prototype blue laser disc for Sony's "Professional Disc for DATA" system, designed for archiving and back-up for various data recording solutions including next-generation optical libraries.
A self-described ``early adopter'' with a growing laser disc library, Riggins is always the first on his block to test run the latest electronic wonder.
Record Trader sells recycled CDs, LPs, videos, cassettes and laser discs, all at deeply discounted prices.
That, of course, is thanks to the remaining Doors - Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore - who are the first rockers to take the laser disc medium for everything it's worth, not just its superior image and sound quality.
I've always wanted to put out a laser disc that went along with a disc that would have visuals with every song.
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the original arcade release of the smash hit Dragon's Lair, Digital Leisure is producing a special edition DVD box set of the three arcade classics that defined laser disc arcade games: Dragon's Lair, Space Ace and Dragon's Lair II: Time Warp.
Some cinematographers and technicians are anxious about relaxation of quality standards, and the possibility that DVD may not deliver the laser disc quality that its enthusiasts claim for it.
The remastered version is highlighted by spectacular video quality and all the shooting action of the original laser disc adventure.
Karaoke (which means 'empty orchestra') originated in Japan after the development of the laser disc and compact disc technologies allowed for lyrics to be displayed on a TV screen while music played.
Waltman demonstrated Prism's ability to take in a print stream or data from any input source, convert the code for output compatibility, and transmit the data to any destination device such as a production printer, a fax server, e-mail, the Web, imaging system or laser disc storage.
Until recently, most interactive multimedia programs were delivered on laser discs requiring special viewing workstations.

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