Betamax vs VHS – Who Won the Format War?

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The rivalry between VHS and Betamax formats, a significant chapter in technology history, traces back to 1971 when Sony introduced the U-matic, the pioneering enclosed video format. Initially crafted for commercial and professional applications due to its costliness, U-matic laid the groundwork for Sony’s subsequent creation – the Betamax – which debuted in 1974 as […]