Didn't forget it. In fact it's partially why it is possible.
Mind you I'm talking very high tech here. Imagine a miniDV player inside a VHS Cassette case that plays the tape and using the compute engines that now fit their translate it to signals the VCR head can use.
Figure millions to develop. We have two buyers so far so there's no reason to think about doing it yet.
Just a few thousand times harder than a (picture)