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Re: Editel/NY and all the other firsts



Bill Hogan writes:

>Please note that NOBODY started Vidtronics that had anything to do with
>Editel.  In the later years there was some that came from Editel to work
>there.  Vidtronics was started in 1967-68 time frame.  Editel not
>started till 8 years later by a totally different group.
>
>The founders of Vidtronics was head by Joe Bluth.  The other three
>co-founders were Carl Hanselman, Engineering; Oscar Wilson, Operations
>and Bob Ringer, Video back to Film.
>Yes, Vidtronics was considered the leader and the first major facility
>on the West Coast.

Mr. Ringer passed away just recently.  There's an obituary in the May 99
SMPTE Journal, which also mentions some interesting bits of Vidtronics
history.

Best regards,
Christopher Bacon


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