Vitaphone


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Vitaphone

(ˈvaɪtəˌfəʊn)
n
(Film) trademark an early technique in commercial film-making in which the accompanying sound was produced by discs
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He and his orchestra were prominently featured in Music With a Smile (1938), a Vitaphone short.
Robert Bosch Healthcare, Vitaphone GmbH, Siemens Healthcare, Cisco Systems, Inc.
How successful he has been is attested by the fact that the theatre is now in the process of reconstruction at a cost of $125,000 and when re-built will have Vitaphone and Movietone installations, with the latest equipment to be had for these presentations.
In 1926, patent cross-licensing agreements were entered into involving Western Electric, an AT&T subsidiary that had developed a sound reproduction technology for use in motion pictures, Vitaphone (a subsidiary of the Warner Brothers studio), and the FoxCase entity, which had developed a competing sound technology.
Paradoxically, he was the handsome "Great Profile" Barrymore, and starred in "Don Juan" (1926), the first feature-length movie to use a Vitaphone soundtrack.
Green as a co-production between Warner Brothers and the Vitaphone Corporation, and released in February 1930.
Sam Warner discovered the way to get it when he saw some short films that employed the Vitaphone system of synchronised sound recorded on disc.
Such technologies include Movietone, a technology used by Fox beginning in 1927 to write sound directly onto the film, and Vitaphone, an improved sound-on-disc technology adopted by the Warners in 1926.
Dubai-based Vitaphone, a leading telemedicine firm, and the German Heart Centre have teamed up to develop a facility for the treatment of cardiovascular disease and the monitoring of patients using mobile diagnostic equipment.
Mutsch withstood a strong charge in the early stages of the one-hour race from Andrea Bertolini in the Vitaphone Racing Team Maserati before handing over to Grosjean.
Occurrences such as the development of telephone technology by AT&T, and radio technology by RCA, as well as the coming of sound systems such as Vitaphone, were merely technological tools for social construction.
Throwing himself into work, he eventually invented the Vitaphone, the technology that would make the first ever talking movie - Al Jolson's The Jazz Singer - possible.