laserdisc


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laserdisc

(ˈleɪzəˌdɪsk) or

laserdisk

n
(Computer Science) a disk similar in size to a long-playing record, on which data is stored in pits in a similar way to data storage on a compact disc, used esp for storing high-quality video
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While the graphics--produced by former Disney animator Don Bluth--were impressive, for a kid raised on "Pac-Man" and "Asteroids" the action was pokey, with moves accompanied by waiting for the LaserDisc to queue up the next sequence.
The acquisition is one of the largest ever for Image, the former laserdisc giant that has steadily grown into a top independent distributor and producer of home entertainment.
videocassette, and laserdisc releases, Maltin's latest edition is approaching the size of the OED.
Windows on Science" was one such laserdisc program series, implemented by thousands of schools nationwide.
I skipped the LaserDisc phenomenon more for economic reasons than any other: couldn't afford them or their players.
Dan also was the editor for the "Paper Machine Operators Training" interactive laserdisc course and contributing editor for "How Paper Is Made" and the new "Practical Papermaking" CD-Rom courses.
Exceptions included a 1991 Criterion Collection laserdisc version of the original from Voyager Co.
In addition, lesson plans and activities that integrate DVD and laserdisc technologies can be found at the Pioneer Tools 4 Teachers site at http://www.
To show and discuss more examples of the possibilities of that media, you select images from a laserdisc with a barcode reader.
The lack of simultaneous releases hurt the laserdisc market," said David Lang, of Compact Disc World, a retail chain that sells CDs, DVD is and laserdisc titles.
In addition to acting as educational resellers for publishers such as National Geographic, Tom Snyder, and Coronet, LLT publishes its own award-winning supplementary materials for many popular laserdiscs, such as the Smithsonian Collection, as well as the LLT Report Generator, authoring software used to create interactive presentations for any laserdisc.
Of course I saw it under ideal conditions that made it sound like it was recorded by Nine Inch Nails, and anyway I'm someone who'd already watched the current Hong Kong flick Naked Killer five times on bootleg laserdisc before it was even released in the U.