Processor: 2 Processors(16-bit)
Speed: varies upon source
Resolution: 350 lines (horiz.)
Colors Available: millions
Colors on screen: Millions
CD-i can be used to play audio cd's as well as
some movies with optional MPEG cart
Audio Cassette First
Laser Optical Videodisc First
Compact Disc First
Compact Disc-Interactive First Again
Philips Introduces CD-Interactive - The World On A Disc. Put complete control of your television where it belongs, in your hands
A New Innovation From Philips.. The inventor of CD technology
Be among the first in the world to experience the excitement of a revolutionary dimension in multi-media in home education, information and entertainment. Compact Disc interact a totally new concept that finally puts complete control of your television and audio system right where it belongs.
CD-Interactive truly brings you the world on a disc - giving you the ability to control the information or entertainment you receive; determine the sequence of presentation: ask questions; and get immediate answers. With CD-I you don't just read about exotic places in a guidebook, you actually explore the sights and sounds of your own personal Shangri-La.
You don't just read about taking better photographs, the interactive capabilities of CD-I let you practice right on your TV screen. And children can visit "Sesame Street" and other pre-school pleasure spots at their whim - learning while being entertained - and retaining what they've learned through the exciting and flexible teaching advantages that interactive participation offers.
CD-I connects quickly and easily to your television receiver and home stereo system - you have no optional accessories or adapters to buy. Once connected, CD-I is "youngster-simple" to operate - the unique remote has been designed to fit conveniently into one hand, and the thumbstick and action keys, the most-used controls for interacting with a disc, are likewise positioned for easy, one-hand operation.
The present and future applications of CD-Interactive are truly limitless
In the future, you can have your family photos transferred to compact disc for viewing on your home TV.