On This Day … 07 June [2022]

Events 1975 – Sony launches Betamax, the first videocassette recorder format. Sony Sony Group Corporation (ソニーグループ株式会社, Sonī Gurūpu kabushiki gaisha), commonly known as Sony and stylised as SONY, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan, Minato, Tokyo, Japan. As a major technology company, it operates as one of the world’s largest manufacturers of… Read More

On This Day … 04 June [2022]

Events 1977 – JVC introduces its VHS videotape at the Consumer Electronics Show in Chicago. It will eventually prevail against Sony’s rival Betamax system in a format war to become the predominant home video medium. JVC JVC (short for Japan Victor Company) is a Japanese brand owned by JVCKenwood corporation and formerly by the Victor… Read More