Authoring Book(lets)

On this page, you will find general books and booklets for CD-i authoring in Portable Document Format, you need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view or print them.



  • The Producers Handbook for multimedia authoring on CD-i

    Philips Interactive Media Centre, 1995
    This booklet contains a concise overview of multimedia standards and applications, discussing the CD-i development process, including the multimedia assets, the production tools and the production team.

    Download producers_handbook.pdf (PDF, 28 pages)
  • CD-I to be extended with Full-Motion Video

    Philips Interactive Media Centre, May 1991
    This booklet explains how Philips will be extending CD-I by adding Full Motion Video (FMV) capability to CD-I players with sections How To Upgrade To FMV, What FMV Offers, How FMV Works, The Complete Interactive System.

    Download fmv_extension.pdf (PDF, 4 pages)
  • CD-I Full Motion Video - The Features

    Philips Consumer Electronics B.V. IMS
    This booklet explains interactive features that FMV adds to CD-I, like Seamless Jump, Play Control, Window over Full Motion, Video Loop, Image Ratio Vertical / Horizontal, Other Planes, Multilingual, The Stills Gallery and Picture and sound quality.

    Note: All these features are demonstrated by the CD-i CD-i Full Motion Video Technical Aspects for which a disc image can be downloaded in the CD-i Disc Images Downloads section.

    Download fmv_features.pdf (PDF, 4 pages)
  • What is Video CD

    Philips Interactive Media, April 1994
    This booklet explains Video-CD with TECHNOLOGY sections How Does Video CD Work, Comparing CD-I DV and Video CD, Why publish in the Video CD format and PRODUCTION sections Specification, Encoding, Graphics, Assembly and ending with a FOR MORE INFORMATION section.

    Download vcd_synopsis.pdf (PDF, 5 pages)
  • Video-CD Introduction

    Philips Consumer Electronics B.V. IMS, Sept 1994
    This booklet contains an introduction to Video-CD with sections Standard, Market, Play back devices, Broadcasting standards, Comparison with other systems, How to make the disc, CD-I application program, Customizing, Verifier, Video-CD disc requirements, How to check, Printed matter, Technical section, License Information.

    Download vcd_introduction.pdf (PDF, 11 pages)

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