Games of the same era suffered huge limitations in terms of graphics and looked towards using the vast storage capacity of LaserDisc
and live-action or animated video to overcome the same.
The band's debut album, 2012's Laserdisc
Nights II, was voted Number One Irish Album of the Year SYNTH: Le Galaxie by Entertainment.ie and followed 3 years later by sophomore effort, Le Club, which combined their trademark signature sound with completely stunning female guest vocals Elaine Mai, MayKay and Senita Appiakorang.
Many of these performances have been issued on video, laserdisc
screens, a TV cabinet, four video cameras, a microscope, two polaroid cameras, a laserdisc
player, a clock and an original Paik laserdisc
Not too many years back it was hard to conceive that the sun's rays could be harnessed into electricity -- those what-will-the-future-look-like Laserdisc
videos students were forced to watch when the substitute teacher covered 8th grade Life Science just didn't seem that realistic.
The late Roger Ebert often told this story about himself: During an Ebertfest screening of "Citizen Kane," featuring commentary he had recorded for a Criterion Collection laserdisc
, he went for popcorn and asked a patron what she thought of the movie.
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.
Pioneer has been a provider of optical disc technology since it shipped its first LaserDisc
products, the precursor to DVD, to the consumer market in 1980.
2012 - When users clicked the image of a DVD beside the YouTube logo, it opens to a video about The YouTube Collection which provided an option to order every YouTube video on DVD, videocassette, Laserdisc
or Betamax tape for home delivery.
It was restored in later laserdisc
, VHS, and DVD releases.
Then came the Laserdisc
player, which was the first successful consumer product involving the Laser.
Although a huge critical and popular success, the opera was never released on CD and only now makes its appearance on DVD with this 1992 televised performance, first issued on VHS in 1993 and later on LaserDisc
. The Met revived it for its 1994/95 season and Lyric-Opera of Chicago, which partly owns the production, mounted it in 1995/96.