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VCD

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) video compact disc: an optical disc used to store audio, video, or computer data, esp feature films for home viewing
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He and his associates conducted a retrospective, case-control study of 25 patients with VCD and 25 age-matched controls with moderate persistent asthma who were seen at the hospital between January 2002 and February 2003.
Mikita noted that the pathophysiology of VCD is not fully understood.
VCDs cost less than $3 and DVDs go for $8, and the cheapest disc players are priced below $30.
Local products of VCD players, therefore, could not meet imported products in market competition.
Little initially had a web site called Pegasus VCD but had re-titled it Omega VCD.
The Terapin will also play them back through any TV or PC, and most standard DVD players will also pick up the VCD format - making it a winner for copying discs to send to friends.
"Adding Video CD (VCD) format support to our DataFORCE line positions Procom to increase sales in the Asian market, where the network infrastructure is rapidly growing," said Page Tagizad, Procom Director of Product Management.
''Although VCD player producers are facing tremendous competitive pressure in urban areas as a result of oversupply and the rapidly emerging digital versatile disk (DVD) players, market potential may lie in the country's rural areas,'' predicted Ding Kangyuan, deputy secretary general of the China Audio Industry Association.
VCD currently employs 12 people, with an annual turnover of pounds 4m.
VCD (video compact disc) is the dominant format in the country; no efforts have yet been made to introduce DVD.
The high demand for VCD players, which is believed to be higher than the demand for video tape (Betamax) players in the past, has helped encourage the growth of the Compact Disc (CD) industry and the CD-related software industry in Indonesia.
Some folks still prefer to buy an illegal VCD for about $1.25 instead of paying $4 to $6.60 for the genuine article.