Virtual Wrapping Paper and E-Gifts- Is there really an online Santa?Written by Nimby Simons
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The buyer has their choice of virtual ribbon and wrapping paper which is used to wrap a 3D gift box. After easy job of personalizing their gift-box and card, user simply fills in recipient’s email details includes a brief message and present is on its way. The child gets an email, addressed from sender’s email address, containing a gift-link. Once this is clicked on child is taken to a special site where they are presented with their card and gift-box. After opening and reading card, child is then offered option of “opening” their e-gift. This causes harps to strum, ribbon to gracefully slide off box, lid to swing back and balloons to fly out of box. Springing out of box then is 3D graphical representation of Kite Capers CD-ROM package. The child is asked if they’d like to download their present, if they do, package is then downloaded quickly onto their hard-drive and away they go. The process seems as fun to gift-giver as to lucky child and provides a wonderful option for those with young relatives they’ll be unable to visit on their birthdays or this Christmas. And much less mess for rest us to clean up. So have a look at Virtual Wrapping Paper and E-Gifts at www.ustargames.com process is free and very easy to trial and you might find yourself sending your first present through internet.
What is DVD Audio?Written by Kenny Hemphill
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space can be used to provide audio at highest possible quality or for longer recordings, or to provide additional material, such as infromation on artist, photos and even video, all of which can be displaye don a television screen. Alternatively, DVD Audio discs currently on market from likes of Warner group of labels have audio content in both DVD Audio format and as Dolby Digital surround so that they can be played back on regular DVD players.
DVD Audio discs are navigable in same way as DVD Video when polayed back on a player connected to a TV set. Users can select required track from an on-screen menu and with an internet connection, can click on links to go to websites.
These dual format discs are a good way to kick-start market while DVD Audio players are still relativley rare. The market will also be helped by combined DVD Video and Audio players.
Kenny Hemphill is the editor and publisher of The HDTV Tuner