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Modern Marvels : Crash Testing / A&E Networks.

Infobase, (film distributor.). A&E Networks (Firm) (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (45 min., 1 sec)) : sound, color.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : A&E Networks, [1999]
  • Distributor: New York, N.Y. : Distributed by Infobase, 2018.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Streaming video file encoded with permission for digital streaming by Infobase on August 28, 2018.
Originally released by A&E Networks, 1999.
Formatted Contents Note:
History of Performance Testing (7:23); Crash Testing Planes (8:11); Product Testing (4:44); Consumer Testing (5:10); Testing Safety Procedures (7:36); Avoiding Battlefield Recalls (9:56); Credits: Crash Testing (1:07);
Restrictions on Access Note:
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Terms of use -
Access requires authentication through Films On Demand.
Summary, etc.:
This episode delves into the little-known, hugely important, multi-billion-dollar industry of product testing—where wrinkles get ironed out and goods are stripped of marketing and hype to see if they work.
Target Audience Note:
9 - 12, Academic/AP
System Details Note:
Streaming video file.
System requirements: FOD playback pltform.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Access requires VIU IP addresses and is restricted to VIU students, faculty and staff.
Access may be limited to affiliated libraries.
Language Note:
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description
Subject: Economics.
Industries > Social aspects.
Business ethics.
Social responsibility of business.
Genre/Form: Streaming videos.
Internet videos.
Topic Heading: Films on Demand > Business and Economics Collection

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