Betacam

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Betacam

(ˈbiːtəˌkæm)
n
(Film) trademark a high-quality professional video system
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Contract award notice: U-matic videocassette scanning, Bvu, U-matic sp (france-paris: Data conversion services)
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They had established routines, they could repair a broken Betacam or U-Matic VTR in their sleep, they could troubleshoot complex transmission problems in seconds.
Due to pressing desires to protect high-use--but deteriorating-VHS and U-matic tapes and the prohibitive costs of outsourcing digitization, the media librarian and the visual media collections coordinator undertook building an in-house digitization rack with attention paid to long-term archival quality and viability.
The Library was recently awarded a National Historical Publications & Records Commission grant to preserve their Dance Division U-matic videotapes - the U-matic videotape format and its recording and playback hardware are obsolete, which makes these tapes a high priority for preservation.
The director of Shriram Bhartiya Kala Kendra (SBKK), Shobha Deepak Singh, too has plans to digitise her collection of spool tapes, U-matic and cassettes containing live performances of cultural shows held at the Kamani Auditorium in the late 1960s, which she has recorded.
The first Grant provided in 1987 was utilized to install the present studio, control room and other related facilities in U-Matic Format at the National Institute of Folk & Traditional Heritage in Lok Virsa.
But I sensed there may be long-term appeal in one lower-cost production medium--video tape, at that time available in VHS and U-matic 3/4" formats--so I took summer classes in video production to learn how to "crash edit" cuts-only video projects.
In No, Larrain integrates actual ads from both the Yes and No campaigns, and matches the look of '80s video by shooting the entire film with rebuilt U-matic cameras on 3/4-inch magnetic tape, the default format for TV news shows at the time.
With doses of dark humor and witty criticism, as well as a remarkably raw look--imparted by the obsolete U-matic cameras on which the film was shot--Larrain finishes his triptych on Chilean recent history with his most complex and elaborate film to date.