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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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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