Technology: And Now SelectaVision

Tired of television? There may be a way to watch the tube without having to see what is on it now, Last week RCA presented "SelectaVision," a new system that it called "potentially the most significant development for the home since color television."

SelectaVision (SV) is designed to convert any standard TV set into a home movie projector and screen. When perfected, the SV converter will be able to play movies, operas, lessons—or even deliver an audio-visual TV magazine. RCA hopes to begin marketing the first SV adapters in 1972 for a retail price of "under $400." Six-inch cartridges, providing...

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