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Geek Fact for June 7th

In 1975, Sony introduced the Betamax videocassette recorder for sale to the public.

The Betamax format was on its way to becoming the industry standard until the appearance of JVC’s VHS a year later. VHS offered longer-playing ability, which made it possible to record an entire movie on one tape.

Learn more at http://www.wired.com/science/discoveries/news/2007/06/dayintech_0607

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