High-Def Discs and Tapes

Wild Blue Yonder Okay, I know I shouldn't gloat. But I told you so. The breathtaking, commercial-free imagery of a packaged HDTV medium would persuade people to watch less broadcast and cable TV. That new medium has arrived.

Hollywood Finally Goes High-Def Four of Hollywood's home-video heavies have thrown their weight behind the JVC-developed D-Theater variant of D-VHS format.

Blue Skies Ahead for High-Def DVD? Because every new format seems to set off a format war, we were a little surprised when nine major electronics manufacturers announced that they actually agreed on what the next-generation recordable optical-disc format should be.

VHS Bytes Back: JVC HM-DH30000 D-VHS digital VCR There's no denying that digital high-definition TV (HDTV) is a vast improvement over our old analog TV system, but if you want to record any of the high-def programs, your options are ridiculously limited.