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Who Invented the Video Camera?
« on: December 10, 2012, 02:57:16 AM »
Who Invented the Video Camera?

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Who Invented the Video Camera?
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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2012, 04:57:56 AM »
Sony released the first consumer camcorder (Betamovie BMC-100P with Betamax cassettes) in 1983.

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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2012, 07:00:00 AM »
From Wikipedia (with references there)

The first VCR to use VHS was the Victor HR-3300, and was introduced by the president of JVC at the Okura Hotel on September 9, 1976

Video technology was first developed for cathode ray tube (CRT) television systems, but several new technologies for video display devices have since been invented. Charles Ginsburg led an Ampex research team developing the first practical video tape recorder (VTR). In 1951 the first video tape recorder captured live images from television cameras by converting the camera's electrical impulses and saving the information onto magnetic video tape.
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« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2012, 07:14:09 AM »
Well, it seems to date back even further (1956)...have a look here:
http://www.wisegeek.org/who-invented-the-video-camera.htm
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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2013, 12:19:39 PM »
Obviously,  Al Gore!

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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2013, 12:47:18 AM »

Video cameras?  Philo T. Farnsworth, circa 1921.

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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2013, 02:22:17 AM »
There are umpteen possible answers to this, depending on what you mean by 'video camera', do you mean the scientific theory that led to the first television cameras? do you mean the evolution to the recognisable technology using vidicon tubes?  Do you mean a ccd based portable camera recording to tape? Do you mean an all in one device camcorder?

All good answers so far depending on what you mean.

http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_television

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« Reply #6 on: May 29, 2013, 02:22:17 AM »

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« Reply #7 on: May 29, 2013, 06:50:01 PM »
Fred Flintstone..... 1,000,000 BC  (Before Canon)
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« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2013, 06:51:02 PM »
LOL  ;D Good one Don.

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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #9 on: June 10, 2013, 04:16:13 PM »
It is appropriate ton separate the acts of

1) Converting an (optical) scene to an electronic signal
2) Recording the signal

IMO, (2) is irrelevant. You totally can have a "video camera" without having any means to record the signal. You still have a video camera, for, for example CCTV for remote viewing. Applications include viewing inside dangerous or inaccessible spaces (pipes or nuclear reactor chambers), and security. I'm sure there are many others. Early TV broadcasts were transmitted live, because there was no means of recording the signal and playing it back later. (Or if there was, it was not practical or economically feasible.)

So I'll agree with Farnsworth or Baird. I don't remember who did it first.
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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #10 on: November 12, 2013, 06:07:58 AM »
video camera was invented by John Baird, a Scottish engineer

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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #11 on: November 12, 2013, 07:41:20 AM »
film camera??

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Re: Who Invented the Video Camera?
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2013, 12:16:22 AM »
Why ask here, instead of google? or any other search engine? What compelled you to ask this question here? And are there any follow up questions?
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« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2013, 12:28:13 AM »
Why ask here, instead of google? or any other search engine? What compelled you to ask this question here? And are there any follow up questions?
Probably not, since he asked almost a year ago.

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« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2013, 05:18:37 PM »
Why ask here, instead of google? or any other search engine? What compelled you to ask this question here? And are there any follow up questions?
Probably not, since he asked almost a year ago.

lol... I didn't even look at the date, I never do...
Who keeps reviving old topics?
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