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DVD-Video discs


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  • Variants

    • Digital video discs
    • Digital videodiscs
    • DVD videodiscs
  • Broader Terms

  • Closely Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

  • Earlier Established Forms

    • DVD videodiscs
  • Sources

    • found: Taylor, J. DVD demystified, the guidebook for DVD-video and DVD-ROM, c1998.
    • found: Webomedia Web site, March 14, 2001("DVD-Video players attach to a television ... DVD-ROM players cannot play DVD-Video discs.")
    • found: Internet, Jan. 10, 1999:FAQ (DVD video; DVD video discs; DVDs, digital video disc; a single DVD video disc can hold an entire movie on one side while bringing together the high-quality, digital surround sound of compact discs with crisp, high-resolution video; launched in early 1997)
    • found: Internet, Jan. 19, 1999(A closer look at DVD (DVD; digital versatile disc; DVD-Video and DVD-ROM, which were the first DVDs to hit the consumer market, are read-only versions that are ideal for full length feature films and computer games featuring highly advanced graphics))
    • found: The scan-to-file guide, c1998:p. 43 (DVD: digital video disc; do not confuse DVD-ROM technology with DVD video (sometimes referred to simply as DVD); DVD video will work only with special DVD players connected to televisions)
    • found: Random House Webster's computer & Internet dict., 1999(DVD-Video: A video format for displaying full-length digital movies. Unlike DVD-ROMs, the Digital-Video format includes a Content Scrambling System (CSS) to prevent users from copying discs. This means that today's DVD-ROM players cannot play DVD-Video discs without a software or hardware upgrade to decode the encrypted discs)
  • Change Notes

    • 2001-03-14: new
    • 2001-03-30: revised
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