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Milestone-Proposal:Ampex Videotape Recorder - 1956
Milestone Buildings Exist Yes.  +
Milestone Present Site Owner Stanford University.  +
Milestone Site Access Details The plaque will be in the library, which is open to the public. Stanford has its own police force which enforces campus security.  +
Milestone Site Description Stanford University, Green Library. The oStanford University, Green Library. The original Ampex sites essentially do not exist; Stanford has shown the most interest in exhibiting and preserving Ampex's history and has the VTR on display. Stanford is geographically close to Ampex's original headquarters and is an acknowledged center of Silicon Valley EE innovation.ed center of Silicon Valley EE innovation.  +
Milestone Site Owner Approval Yes  +
Milestone proposal submitted true  +
Proposed Milestone Location Stanford University, Green Library, Palo Alto, CA.  +
Proposed Milestone Name Ampex Videotape Recorder, 1956  +
Proposed Milestone Plaque Citation In 1956, Ampex Corporation of Redwood CityIn 1956, Ampex Corporation of Redwood City, California, introduced the first practical videotape recorder for television stations and networks to produce and time-shift broadcasts, replacing impractical "kinescope" movie film previously used to record TV. The Emmy-award-winning Ampex "VTR" analog-video standard ruled broadcasting and video production worldwide for twenty years.deo production worldwide for twenty years.  +
Proposed Milestone Year 1956  +
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Modification dateThis property is a special property in this wiki. 14 October 2013 18:18:28  +
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