Category Archives: Technology

Has DVD at last bitten the dust?

Until recently, DVD was the medium of choice when it came to digitally preserving the contents of the many analogue videocassettes we’ve all amassed over the years. But now even the shiny disc is losing out to flash media storage and streaming. Continue reading

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Lost 1970 Les Dawson videotapes saved for ITV

While broadcast TV companies often transmit programmes that contain archive video recordings, they rarely¬†have the means to digitise their video tape archive. So what’s the solution? SimplyDV recently undertook almost 21 hours of transfer of rare 1970 videotape recordings made … Continue reading

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End of the line for VCR production in Japan

As the last VHS video recorder rolls off the line in Japan, we have to consider the implication for those millions of video recordings that will soon be unplayable. With the decline of VHS home video recorders now having been … Continue reading

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More Broadcast TV specification equipment added

Some of our competitors will transfer your home video very, very cheaply. But ask yourself how – and why! Believe it or not, there are people who will facilitate the transfer of your home video recordings to DVD for much … Continue reading

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