Essays Tagged: "DVD"

Animated Film Critique for Lightwave 3D animation class. A look at "Final Fantasy: The spirits within"

2001Animation Workshop IAnimated Film CritiqueAfter watching "Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within" on DVD, I can assuredly say that I was very impressed. This feature length animated story used the late ... ditional filmmaking.The sets in this production were quite impressive. Through the advantage of the DVD documentary, I got to hear the animators express how large scale of a production this was. One s ...

(3 pages) 153 2 3.6 Mar/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

The Antitrust Case Against Microsoft

at much better of a product.Take for instance the current effort to develop the Digital Video Disc (DVD)standard. DVD's are compact discs that are capable of storing 4900 megabytes ofinformation as ap ... nformation as apposed to the 650 megabytes that can be stored on a CD-ROM disc now.For this reason, DVD's have enormous possibilities in both the computer industry and inthe movie industry. For about ...

(9 pages) 341 0 4.8 Feb/1997

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

A brief how-to essay on learning a foreign language

hich I have begun to learn from that requires only a tape recorder, cassette tapes, paper, TV and a DVD player.Learning to SpeakStep 1: Audio/TranslationThe first step to learning any language is to l ... hases of the second step. During the second step its time to plug in the TV and Digital Video Disc (DVD) player. This step makes up for everything that the first step cannot do. In the first step only ...

(3 pages) 165 2 5.0 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

How to archive DVD movies onto Computer Avis.

xt, make sure your harddrive is more than (# of movies (times) 10)MB. Also, make sure you have a PC DVD Drive with software player installed on your computer.1.)Download the divx codec ( ... meters4.)Download Smartripper ( -search using Smartripper as parameters5.)Pop in the DVD in your drive and use your software player to play the first few seconds of the movie and close ...

(1 pages) 98 3 4.3 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Archival is not Piracy

Archival Is Not PiracyToday, access to piracy is everywhere in computers. We can decrypta DVD to allow others to watch copies. We can rip music off a Music CD and sellcopies worth less than ... opies of games that happened, but just the selling of those back-up devices. Isthat really illegal? DVD drives and CD drives that copy and create Music CDsand DVDs aren't really considered ellegal. In ...

(10 pages) 68 0 4.6 Jan/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Analysis on the movie Mona Lisa Smile

My Grandma's really into buying bootleg DVD's at the Flea Market and picked up Mona Lisa Smile. I didn't see it in theaters but I heard awfu ... s doesn't make sense," to "just feminist garbage".Bored off my mind one night, I decided to pop the DVD in and have a look with my cousin. Both her and I agreed it was one of the best movies we had ev ...

(2 pages) 219 7 4.3 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies

How A Audio Cd Works

(2 pages) 47 3 3.2 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Accuracy of data input is important. What method of data input would be best for each of the following situations and explain why?

y.b. Floppy diskportable magnetic disks (see a) - growing obsolete due to the advent of CD-RW's and DVD-RW's; appropriate for smaller files that need portability but don't require the byte-space taken ... oled documents to the printer, or viewing pages on the web.d. CD ROM"...disks used with CD-ROMs and DVD-ROMs contain prerecorded data such as a computerized encyclopedia or a movie video." Appropriate ...

(5 pages) 1480 1 2.6 Jun/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

An article on the anatomy, funtion and significance of the compact disk.

aced on a compact disk, as a digitally stored image that can be viewed at your computer.In 1996 the DVD (digital video or versatile) disk was introduced. It holds greater capacity and has greater spee ... ormation can be stored, as apposed to the 650 MB of storage on a typical CD. In order for operation DVDs require a special player.Another variation of the compact disk is the CD_RW(Compact disk, rewri ...

(9 pages) 50 0 4.7 Jul/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Buying Opposed to Renting Economics for Business I/ Econ 360 Dr Pamela Cameron

Buying Opposed to Renting With the introduction of the digital video decoder (DVD) to the market, the videocassette recorder (VCR) is becoming obsolete. More and more single-fami ... traditional videocassettes. With video renting becoming a more popular source of entertainment, the DVD rental industry saw a dramatic increase in revenue. The new DVD players that are being released ... een a decline of at least 16.5 percent since the beginning of the first quarter of 2004, and as the DVD machines become more popular more households will more than likely obtain one. "More than ...

(2 pages) 63 1 4.3 Jul/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Blu-ray, also known as Blu-ray Disc

dual-layer versions of the discs that can hold 50GB.While current optical disc technologies such as DVD, DVD±R, DVD±RW, and DVD-RAM use a red laser to read and write data, the new format ... pe of lasers used, Blu-ray products can easily be made backwards compatible through the use of a BD/DVD/CD compatible optical pickup and allow playback of CDs and DVDs. The benefit of using a blue-vio ...

(8 pages) 71 0 3.0 May/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Block-Buster Inc

rly 2000's brought many trends to the entertainment industry. One trend was the introduction of the DVDs, media that resembled CDs, but played movies. This technology compressed the movie and revoluti ... ch appealed to the average home.Consumers upgraded their home entertainment centers to play the new DVD and replaced their VHS movies. Blockbuster was quick to pick up on this trend and rapidly began ...

(12 pages) 201 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Block Buster Case Study

her than buying the products outright from the suppliers), which in turn has led to studios selling DVDs and videos much cheaper than previously, which has led to Blockbuster losing out, as people hav ... than previously, which has led to Blockbuster losing out, as people have begun to prefer to buy the DVD or video, rather than renting (as renting costs about 40-50% of the price of the DVD/video). Thi ...

(4 pages) 172 0 5.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > E-commerce

Business Proposal: Media Maids In-Home Service

ed In-home demonstrations and technical consultations How to use your digital video camera and burn DVD's How to use your digital camera and make prints and organize pictures How to download music to ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Mar/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The best vacation ever

andma and Aunt Novelette. The day after that I really didn't do any thing but stay inside and watch DVD's, but that night was really funny because my cousin has the Shaggy Cd so we were singing to it ... as really hungry. The last two days I was in Jamaica it was raining so I stayed in and watched more DVDs. You'd be surprised at how much interesting movie they have. If it is enough to last me for 2 d ...

(2 pages) 32 0 2.5 Apr/2007

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Descriptive Essays

BIRAC Analysis: Blockbuster Inc.

on with over 8,000 locations globally and offers a full range of products including online rentals, DVD and VHS in store rentals, games, gift and membership certificates as well as low cost movie prod ... t introduced a plan called "Total Access" that gives its online subscribers the option of returning DVDs to a store instead of the mail to obtain another movie more quickly, bumping its subscriber bas ...

(6 pages) 83 0 5.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

By: Brady Anderson The two-story wood house at 1125 Ave

Ross pulled Jamie closer. The movie dragged along but neither could recall where the remote for the DVD was, nor did they want to get up to manually turn it off, so they watched in bored silence. Befo ...

(19 pages) 1131 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Macbeth

The Automobile Industry

adgets and gizmos like XM radio, Global Positioning Satellite (GPS) and Digital Video Disk players (DVD) are very common in most new cars today.References: William W. Bottorff ...

(5 pages) 128 0 5.0 Aug/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies > Automotive Companies

Using Porter's Five Forces Model, evaluate the relative attractiveness of entering the movie rental business.

ness of entering the movie rental business is the Redbox model. Redbox has become a leader in kiosk DVD rentals with low prices and ease of renting movies. Buying power is high in the general video m ... product at a lower price giving them a competitive advantage. Even though prices for newer types of DVD's (Blu-ray) have gone up, consumers are still only willing to pay a set price for that product, ...

(4 pages) 59 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

All about DVD and DVD Video

DVD is an optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panason ... tical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than Compact Discs while having the same dimensions.Pre-recorded ... ons.Pre-recorded DVDs are mass-produced using moulding machines that physically stamp data onto the DVD. Such discs are known as DVD-ROM, because data can only be read and not written nor erased. Blan ...

(4 pages) 0 0 0.0 Mar/2012

Subjects: Literature Research Papers