What does VHS stand for?

What does VHS mean? This page is about the various possible meanings of the acronym, abbreviation, shorthand or slang term: VHS.

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Volkshochschule

International » German

   
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Video Home System

Computing » Hardware

   
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Virtual High School

Academic & Science » Colleges & Universities

   
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Virtual High School

Community » Educational

   
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Virtual High School

Community » Schools

   
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Very High Standard

Business » Occupation & Positions

   
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Very Hard To See

Miscellaneous » Funnies

   
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Van Hove Singularity

Academic & Science » Physics

   
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Vertical Helical Scan

Academic & Science » Electronics

   
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Variable Hard Sphere

Academic & Science » Electronics

   
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Video Home System

Community » Media

   
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Veterinary History Society

Medical » Veterinary

   
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Very Horrible System

Miscellaneous » Funnies

   
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Visitation High School

Community » Schools

   
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Vision Huddle Skill

Business » General

   
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Vicious Headshot Squad

Community » Law & Legal

   
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Visious Hatefull Sony

Miscellaneous » Funnies

   
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Vastly Hyped System

Computing » Software

   
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Variable-speed Helical Scan

Academic & Science » Electronics

   
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Veritable Heap of Scrap

Internet » Chat

   
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Video Head Standard

Academic & Science » Electronics

   
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Vision Huddle And Skills

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Vuris Harassment Sulltanaga

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Vissers Heftruck Services

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
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Vandegrift High School

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   

What does VHS mean?

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The Video Home System is a consumer-level analog recording videotape-based cassette standard developed by Victor Company of Japan. The 1970s was a period when video recording became a major contributor to the television industry. Like many other technological innovations, each of several companies made an attempt to produce a television recording standard that the majority of the world would embrace. At the peak of it all, the home video industry was caught up in a series of videotape format wars. Two of the formats, VHS and Betamax, received the most media exposure. VHS would eventually win the war, and therefore succeed as the dominant home video format, lasting throughout the tape format period. In later years, optical disc formats began to offer better quality than video tape. The earliest of these formats, Laserdisc, was not widely adopted, but the subsequent DVD format eventually did achieve mass acceptance and replaced VHS as the preferred method of distribution after 2000.

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