The most common format for a home video recorder is VHS. VHS stands for...?
A. Video Home System B. Very high speed C. Video horizontal standard D. Voltage house standard
A. Video Home System
JVC (Japan Victor Corporation) and Matsushita (Panasonic) developed the VHS format to compete with Sony which developed the Beta format as the first home video cassette recorder. VHS originally stood for Vertical Helical Scan, but now means Video Home System.
In which decade with the first transatlantic radio broadcast occur?
A. 1850s B. 1860s C. 1870s D. 1900s
On December 12, 1901, a radio transmission received by Guglielmo Marconi resulted in the first transmission of a transatlantic wireless signal (Morse Code) from Poldhu, Cornwall, to St. John's, Newfoundland.
In which decade was the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE) founded?
A. 1850s B. 1884s C. 1930s D. 1950s
the correct answer is B. 1884s.
The IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers) was formed in 1963 by the merger of the Institute of Radio Engineers (IRE, founded 1912) and the American Institute of Electrical Engineers (AIEE, founded 1884).