Betacam

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Betacam

(ˈbiːtəˌkæm)
n
(Film) trademark a high-quality professional video system
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The Alpha Beta Tape Business employs approximately 290 people with headquarters in Taipei and manufacturing operations in Kuan-Yin.
Upon completion, 3M will integrate the Alpha Beta Tape Business into its Global Tapes and Adhesives (GTA) unit.Country: Taiwan, Sector: Chemicals, Consumer ProductsTarget: Alpha Beta's tape businessBuyer: 3M CompanyVendor: Alpha Beta Enterprise Co LtdType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Agreed
After a flirtation with beta tape (which is still used in specific professional applications), the industry has evolved through several different formats, from film to videotape, DVD, HD-DVD, or Blu-ray disc.
Fast forward a dozen years to the theft of the two Sony BVW-75 Beta machines--essentially giant Beta tape decks.
Final formats for the files are beta tape or QuickTime movies for use in various media.