What is the Meaning & Definition of Video

The video is a technology used to capture, record, process, transmit, and reproduce a sequence of images of a scene that is in motion. The term, which comes from the latin "to see", it is currently associated with different storage formats, whether they are analog (VHS and Betamax) and digital (MPEG-4, DVD, Quicktime, etc). But, since the old VHS cassettes up to massive videos of Youtube today, there is a long way.
The beginning of the video are related to the attempt to meet the needs that had television. In fact, the first television transmissions were performed live, and with the possibility of recording them was greatly facilitated the work of programming; in this sense, the Tokyo Olympics in 1964 were the first case in which a transmission takes place in deferred. Already at the end of the 1970s it is definitely consolidated as an independent television technology.
For this development, marketing, by the Sony Corporation, the first portable camera in 1968 was undoubtedly of the utmost importance. Then, in 1970, Philips sold the VCR, adding new possibilities for an ordinary person.
If in the beginning, these cameras had a use in large television studios, then they started to produce for sale to anyone. With them they could record events, such as parties or use them on trips. Undoubtedly, with the accelerated advancement of electronic technology from the mid ' 60's, general electronic devices could perform much more malleable measures for personal and everyday use, and so that nowadays there are no more small cameras 10 centimeters high which can move seamlessly even in a jacket or trouser pocket.
A separate section deserves the coexistence between film and video. At first, it was considered that new technological possibilities offered by the video erradicarían completely to the seventh art. However, these predictions were never met, allowing both alternatives complement each perfectly, thanks to the policies employed by the major studios.
As the DVD's storage technology nor can be ignored in a chronology of the life of the video. In this format, stored and transported millions of films every year, and can even be videos or homemade presentations, for example when we make a video to play at a birthday party. Today we even have within reach of the hand more even advanced technology of Blu-Ray, which can store a considerable amount of gigabytes, widely exceeding the possibilities and benefits of the DVD.
Today, with the proliferation of digital media, the use of video has reached a massive character hardly have dreamed of four decades ago. With the current use of the Internet, it is possible to appreciate personal videos of people from all over the world. The other important point to consider is the lowering of technological means of recording, which are made more accessible every day. Obviously, the future shows promise if we also consider the progress made in quality.
If Giovanni Sartori, defined at the time of the war as the video"field" pos was not too wrong. Videos climbing millions of users to a social network like YouTube, and the billions of visits that receive some videos, are the fullest example of this importance that the image has gained in the modern world (since the second half of the 20th century). Many TV channels, even invite and encourage the participation of its viewers are "correspondents" recording videos of facts or events in their cities and send them in quality of information material. An event of global impact, in which videos they recorded citizens who were there at that time, was the attack on Wall Street to the Twin Towers (twin towers) of September 11, 2001.
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