In fact, Sony's experience with the U-Matic had made its engineers particularly reluctant to cooperate in establishing or refining a new standard.
Unlike the Sony and JVC designs, both of which resembled the effective U-Matic design, the other VCRs were based on distinctive design concepts that proved to be inferior to Beta and VHS.
Let's summarize the lessons of future-proofing by considering how they apply today to analog video on 3/4" U-matic
tapes, from the perspective of someone with an extensive analog video library.
The output of a Sony U-Matic
tape drive connects to the inputs of the MPEG-2 encoding card.
The company owns a wide range of formats such as magnetic tapes, U-matic
, VHS, Betacams and a large amount of resource materials related to flying courses, takeoffs and landings recorded in video, pilots' interviews, photographs and engineering documents that will be managed by VSNEXPLORER from now on.
It features Thys, spindly in his underwear, performing amateurish mimes and manipulating items belonging to the ex-priest who ran the school's video studio (and who, de Gruyter says, stashed pornographic U-matic
videos there; both artists, he adds, had discomfiting religious upbringings).