Mechanical Tape Format Considerations for Digital Television Recording
|Author(s):||C. Robert Thompson|
|Publisher:||Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers|
|Publication Date:||1 February 1981|
|Conference Location:||San Francisco, CA, USA|
|Conference Date:||6 February 1981|
|Page(s):||56 - 62|
During the past several years, there has been a great deal of discussion in the Broadcast and Teleproduction industry about digital television - - especially digital video recording, and the selection process for an eventual recording standard. Mechanical tape format is a key ingredient in this selection process. The technology issues surrounding mechanical tape format parameters are indeed complex - - there are a great many variables and tradeoff alternatives.