Animation World Magazine, Issue 2.8, November 1997

The Teams The Stats The Wrestlers Tag Team Corner Men The Spin Seat Costs Available
DVD Plays full-motion video DVD Consortium Hitachi Warner "Dumb Technology," $500 and up Now
at 500 lines of resolution, Toshiba, Matsushita, Phillips Universal i.e. only plays movies.
better than VCR and laserdisc. Pioneer, Sony, Sony PolyGram Interactivity limited to
Thomson, JVC Buena Vista (Disney) CD-style number track
"Gang of Ten" Panasonic starts. Multiple angles
view possible.
DIVX Same as DVD, but enables Circuit City, Zenith Buena Vista (Disney) "Another failed $600 1998?
rental of disks, has anti- Entertainment law firm Thomson Paramount format waiting to
duplication and copyright Ziffren, Brittenham, Matsushita Universal happen."
protection encoding. Branca and Fisher DreamWorks
DVD ROM Plays DVD set-top movie DVD Forum Numerous Software Publishers Technology looking $369 and up Now
disks, but also has a full range Association for a reason. Why Needs:
of interactivity. have this incredible Pentium 133
A3 Dolby sound. quality without a solid 16 MB RAM
consumer base? Windows 95
5 meg HD
Graphics card
Total: $1,369
CD ROM Advances in MPEG, JPEG, Apple, IBM and Too numerous Consumers Amount of full-motion $90 for 2X Now
Quicktime and other standards everybody else in the to mention! graphics are limited CD-ROM.
make full-motion video computer business. to 640 MB. Computer
possible. System runs
appox. $900.
DVD RAM Erasable, recordable DVDs Sony, Phillips, Hewlett Matsushita You try to keep up $1,000 Now
Packard, NEC. Hitachi up with it all.
DVD R Write once, read many times. Not compatible $17,000.00 Now?
with DVD.

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