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New York City in 1993 in HD - DTheater DVHS Demo Tape

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Published on Apr 20, 2016

Captured from a D-Theater HD DVHS Demo Tape by http://www.techmoan.com/
Posted here (on my supplementary channel) as it has a copyright claim on the soundtrack.
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The full Retro-Tech D-VHS video is here: https://youtu.be/jiu0LPeLQPE

In 2002 D-Theater launched in the US - the dealers needed a demo tape of HD footage. JVC reused some HD video that had been shot as a demo for the Japanese HD market back in 1993.
This footage would have most likely been originally used for a HiVision MUSE demo (an HD Broadcast, Tape & Laserdisc format).

You can determine that the year is 1993 by the adverts in Times Square - The Radio 501 CD that's advertised on a billboard came out in 1993 and Paper Moon is playing at the Marquis Theater.

For those wondering what HD video camera tech existed in 1993 - there are a few options, but it's likely that this footage was shot with a HDVS camera- perhaps a Sony SONY HDC-500 attached to a HDV-10 portable recorder which recorded on UniHi 3/4" tape.

Music - Living for the City - Muzak Version (Originally Stevie Wonder) / Autumn in New York - Kimiko Itoh

  • Category

  • Song

    • Autumn in New York
  • Artist

    • Kimiko Itoh
  • Album

    • Standards My Way
  • Writers

    • Vernon Duke
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • The Orchard Music (on behalf of Video Arts Music); PEDL, Warner Chappell, UMPG Publishing, and 6 Music Rights Societies

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