There are many reasons why audio from a telephone might be in a video. In a dramatic production, it lends an impressive verisimilitude. (Recall the audio from all those nail-biting phone calls in the newsroom of Redford and Hoffman's All the President's Men.) In a documentary, the audio from a telephone interview with an author or news source could be the underpinning of all sorts of footage. Or maybe you'd simply like to sync home movies of the good old days with an interview of mom and dad, to post on YouTube.
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A Little Blu - By and large, it seems that consumers are still very much on the fence regarding the next generation of high-definition video disc formats. Not the manufacturers, however. They have already picked their sides and are busy building those products...
I just finished reading the multicam story by Robert G. Nulph, Ph.D. [July 2007]. I don't remember reading anything in the article about using the same cameras. Did I miss that?