RE: DVD

Adrienne Howard (ahoward@pps.k12.or.us)
Thu, 7 May 1998 15:48:52 -0700

Although DVD is not prevalent yet in our school district, I do have a DVD
player at home and did a little research on the DVD player that my husband
purchased:

(From Toshiba's web page on the 3107)

"Jog and Shuttle Controls For precise and effortless viewing control, you
can 'jog' the DVD image frame by frame, with each image crystal-clear and
distortion free. The shuttle control lets you scan forward or in reverse at
a variety of speeds."

Just my two cents.

Adrienne Howard
Portland Public Schools
Portland, Oregon

> In the May 1998 issue of _The Laser Disc Newsletter_ Douglas Pratt wrote
> this in response to a letter to the editor extolling the virtues of DVD:
>
> "There will never be, on DVD, a way to analyze the classic films on a
> frame-by-frame basis, and so, as an aspect of the eventual DVD market, for
> academics and dedicated film buffs, LDs should continue to thrive unless
> the industry is too foolish to recognize their value."
>
> This corroborates Oksana's report that DVD is unsuitable for the academic
> study of film.
>
> Kristine Brancolini
> Indiana University Libraries
> brancoli@indiana.edu
>
>