ENG Editing on Helical Video Cassettes: An Inexpensive New Non-Timecode System that is Fast, Flexible and Accurate

Author(s): Dennis G. Christensen ; Gary H. Beeson
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 January 1976
Conference Location: Detroit, MI, USA
Conference Date: 23 January 1976
Page(s): 123 - 128
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-905-8
DOI: 10.5594/M00561



Examining television news gathering trends in the United States over the past year it becomes apparent that in many areas video tape is beginning to replace film as the preferred storage medium for news gathering applications. As a result of this trend, direct comparisons of size, weight, cost, shooting ratios, editing capability, etc., are a topic of serious discussion throughout the broadcast television industry.