The Terence & Philip Show Episode 23: The tape shortage crisis and what it means http://tinyurl.com/6ebmgad Are we facing a non-tape future
Terence and Philip start discussing the tape shortage crisis – particularly HDCAM SR – caused by the situation in Japan: is tape dead, or will it merely lead to a resurgence of D5! Who’s accepting file-based delivery, is that even practical, and who gets to drive the need for tape delivery.
Considerations of tape shortage leads to discussion on archiving non-tape sources, and the issues surrounding that. What do we do in a world with tape shortage and ever increasing costs of hard drives.