Re: future DVD? Naaa

Brigid Duffy (bduffy@sfsu.edu)
Mon, 9 Oct 2000 08:53:18 -0700 (PDT)

And how are you managing permissions from copyright holders, when you
download media (make a copy) onto your file server?

Brigid Duffy
Audio Visual/ITV Center
San Francisco State University

On Mon, 9 Oct 2000, Jan Anderson wrote:

> Is this something that KU is also looking into?
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> At 04:07 PM 10/8/00 -0700, you wrote:
> >Educational video on DVD? If there is a future for it, there shouldn't
> >be. We specialize in the "really expensive" education videos and manage
> >to circulate 40,000+ of them each year. We are moving to non-physical
> >delivery with a store and forward system called iDVS - interactive
> >digital video system. Videos are downloaded with a scheduling system
> >directly to school servers or a teacher desktop and a re shown full
> >motion (30 fps) full screen. The viewer is interactive and allows
> >teachers to add captions, drawings, sound bites etc and save them for
> >later.
> >
> >DVD cost too much for development (to do it right) and cost more to set
> >up the manufacture than cd-rom. Most video companies can't afford the
> >investment becasue they don't sell enought volume to make it worth
> >while. Which doesn't stop them from trying. Several of them got burnt
> >with videodisc and CDi and have wearhouses full of 'em. They don't want
> >to get burned again. At the school end, there are not enough resources
> >to buy a single use piece of equipment (ie: DVD player) for every four
> >classes. And they don't think to buy DVD drives in the computers - then
> >they would need a video projector if they want to use it for the whole
> >class. etc.
> >
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> >
> >Tami-Jo M. Eckley wrote:
> >>
> >> Believe it or not, I do not get many requests for those really expensive
> educational videos - usually. I have been handed a few requests from the
> "media education foundation" catalog. Is there any future for educational
> videos being released on DVD? Also, the most wanted videotape is titled
> "Mickey Mouse Monopoly" an ArtMedia production. Would this title be
> available anyplace else?
> >>
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> >> Tami-Jo Eckley
> >> Electronic Services & Media Librarian
> >> Manhattanville College Library
> >> Purchase, New York 10577
> >> http://www.mville.edu/library
> >> Tel:(914) 323-5274
> >> Fax:(914) 694-8139
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