Byron Preiss Multimedia announces Digital Video Disc (DVD) and CD-ROM for Intel Corporation's new Pentium(R) Processor with MMX(TM) Technology: The Timetables of Technology.
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 1997--
Title to be Included with OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) The rebranding of equipment and selling it. The term initially referred to the company that made the products (the "original" manufacturer), but eventually became widely used to refer to the organization that buys the products and Shipments of computer systems with
Pentium Processors with MMXTM Technology
Online Version to Launch on Discovery(TM) Channel Online
Byron Preiss Multimedia Company, Inc. (Nasdaq: CDRM CDRM Cross Domain Resource Manager (IBM APPN technology)
CDRM Content Delivery and Rights Management ) announces one of the first Digital Video Disc See DVD.
Digital Video Disc - Digital Versatile Disc (DVD DVD: see digital versatile disc.
in full digital video disc or digital versatile disc
Type of optical disc. The DVD represents the second generation of compact-disc (CD) technology. ) and CD-ROM CD-ROM: see compact disc.
in full compact disc read-only memory
Type of computer storage medium that is read optically (e.g., by a laser). titles to use Intel Corporation's (Nasdaq: INTC INTC Intel (NASDAQ symbol)
INTC Interrupt Controller ) new Pentium(R) Processor with MMX (MultiMedia EXtensions) A set of 57 additional instructions built into the Pentium MMX chip for improved multimedia and modem performance by performing mathematical operations on multiple sets of data at the same time (see SIMD). (TM) technology. The title, THE TIMETABLES OF TECHNOLOGY, is co-published with Simon & Schuster Simon & Schuster
U.S. publishing company. It was founded in 1924 by Richard L. Simon (1899–1960) and M. Lincoln Schuster (1897–1970), whose initial project, the original crossword-puzzle book, was a best-seller. Interactive. The title will be available on OEM shipments of computer systems with Pentium processors with MMX technology. Simon & Schuster Interactive intends to distribute the title into retail channels as Intel MMX technology becomes widely incorporated into new PC machines. Intel Corporation today introduced the Pentium processor with MMX technology, the first microprocessor to incorporate Intel's new technology which will deliver a new generation of higher-performance multimedia and communications applications. The technology will further advance the PC as the premier computing and entertainment platform.
"THE TIMETABLES OF TECHNOLOGY is proof of our commitment to stay at the forefront of new technology for the delivery of high-quality multimedia," said Byron Preiss, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Byron Preiss Multimedia Company, Inc. "Including THE TIMETABLES OF TECHNOLOGY on initial OEM shipments of computer systems with MMX technology will promote rapid consumer awareness of the next generation of multimedia applications from Byron Preiss Multimedia Company and of the microprocessor from Intel Corporation that makes it possible."
Based on Simon & Schuster's popular Timetables series, THE TIMETABLES OF TECHNOLOGY is the ultimate 3D exploration of technology from the discovery of fire in the Stone Age to the creation of the Internet in the Information Age. The disc features a fully navigable timetable in a live 3D environment that lets users explore technological developments by time or subject matter and a series of 3D multimedia galleries highlighting key technological innovations through the ages. THE TIMETABLES OF TECHNOLOGY features the latest technologies optimized for Intel Pentium processors with MMX technology, including Renderware for live rendering of 3D spaces; Q Sound for a true 3D audio environment; and Voxware voice compression technology, which allows each of the timeline's 1,460 entries to contain voice-over narration.
THE TIMETABLES OF TECHNOLOGY will also allow users to connect directly to Discovery(TM) Channel Online's (DCOL DCOL Doesn't Count on Location (showbusiness slang) ) Technology Saturday site, a dedicated Timetables of Technology threaded discussion area, and live chats and other special events. This online component will include Live 3D models and RealAudio interviews.
Founded in 1992, Byron Preiss Multimedia Company, Inc., winner of a 1997 Newsweek Editor's Choice Award, is a public company that develops and publishes multimedia software, online services, content for broadcast television, and books for the consumer and education markets. Byron Preiss Multimedia Company's titles are published under six distinct imprints. Simon & Schuster, the publishing operation of Viacom (AMEX AMEX
See: American Stock Exchange : VIA), acquired a 20% equity interest in Byron Preiss Multimedia Company, Inc., in March 1995.
THE TIMETABLES OF TECHNOLOGY will appear under the Digital Bauhaus(R) imprint, which specializes in innovative non-fiction. Digital Bauhaus titles include American Heritage(R) : The Civil War, Scientific American Library: The Planets, and Tim McCarver's The Way Baseball Works, all co-published with Simon & Schuster Interactive. Forthcoming titles in Spring 1997 include American Heritage: The History of the United States “American history” redirects here. For the history of the continents, see History of the Americas.
The United States of America is located in the middle of the North American continent, with Canada to the north and the United Mexican States to the south. for Young People, American Heritage: Lincoln, and Scientific American Library: The Universe and The Planets.
Simon & Schuster Interactive is the consumer software publishing unit of the Simon & Schuster Consumer Group. Simon & Schuster, the publishing operation of Viacom, is the world's largest educational, computer book, and English language book publisher. With operations in 43 countries and book multimedia product distribution in 150 countries, its imprints include Simon & Schuster, Macmillan Publishing USA, Simon & Schuster Interactive, Pocket Books, Scribner, The Free Press, Prentice Hall, Silver Burdett Ginn, Allyn and Bacon, Computer Curriculum Corporation and Educational Management Group.
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