The largest radio and television exhibition ever to be held in Germany, and the first with international participation, opened in West Berlin on Friday, with 262 firms from 23 countries involved.
GV Exhibition building
GV Hitachi stand
GV & SV Japanese ear-phones on exhibition
GV Rumanian stand
GV Polish stand
GV West Berlin Mayor and party walk round stands
SV & CU Radio telephone for cars in use
GV People look at stand
SV & CU Smallest radio on exhibition on Soviet stand
GVs & SVs Colour video disc in operation (4 shots)
GVs West Berlin mayor seated on mock-up lunar vehicle
GV & SV Phillips stand showing video cassette recorder in operation (3 shots)
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Background: The largest radio and television exhibition ever to be held in Germany, and the first with international participation, opened in West Berlin on Friday, with 262 firms from 23 countries involved.
For the first time the Soviet Union was officially participating, and there were also exhibits from Hungary, Poland and Rumania. Japan was the largest foreign exhibitor.
Among new items on show was a video-cassette system for recording colour television programmes, a video-disc for playing back colour t.v. programmes, and direct-dial car telephone.