The Educator愀 Handbook to Interactive Videodisc

The Educator愀 Handbook to Interactive Videodisc

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This overview of interactive videodisc technology is designed to assist educators in finding the appropriate equipment and software for any specific application. The handbook may also serve as a starting point for many educators who know nothing of the technology and assist them in deciding whether this technology is worth pursuing as an educational tool in specific situations. Although not comprehensive, the listings reflect a good portion of the videodisc-related products available today and the prices provide a good indication of the general price range of specific items. The handbook contains 10 chapters: (1) Introduction to Videodiscs; (2) Overview of Laser Disc Systems; (3) Selecting a Laser Videodisc Player; (4) Video Playback Units; (5) Videodisc Interface Units; (6) Disc Player Peripherals; (7) Videodisc System Packages; (8) Educational Videodisc Software; (9) Interactive Videodisc Authoring Languages; and (10) Videodisc Care and Maintenance. Appendices include directories of laser disc players; television monitors and projects; laser disc interfaces; laser disc peripherals; laser disc system packages; videodisc software (listed by subject area); videodisc mastering options; interactive authoring languages; service information; and videodisc resources, which includes a manufacturer's index. (DJR)Features a€c Plug-in video controller interface board with cables for a compatible video player. ... Sony LDP-1000 a€c To be used with the following tape players: Panasonic 8200 VTR, Sony Beta, and U-Matic VTRs Prices: $1, 690 for complete system for ... Atari 850 interface module a€c Atari CXL4002 BASIC computing language a€c All necessary cables, connectors, and users manuals a€c Demonstration packageanbsp;...

Title:The Educator愀 Handbook to Interactive Videodisc
Author:Edward Schwartz
Publisher:Assn for Educational - 1985


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