UltraViolet was a system for buying, download, and streaming movies
over the Internet. More information in Jim's
Blu-ray Disc Demystified, McGraw-Hill (11/2008)
Blu-ray Disc Demystified gives Blu-ray the "Demystified" treatment with details
on development, physical format, logical formats, applications, myth busting,
advantages/disadvantages, and more. More information at the
BDDemystified Web site.
DVD Demystified, Third Edition, McGraw-Hill (11/2005)
Jim was joined by renowned DVD developer Mark Johnson and award-winning
video director Chuck Crawford to update DVD Demystified with details of the
latest developments and formats.
Detailed descriptions of DVD, HD DVD, Blu-ray Disc (BD), UMD, and
Over 200 information-packed charts and figures, including a quick
Clear and understandable explanations of features and
Includes a DVD with samples from Broadcast
DVD, Dolby, DTS, Joe Kane Productions, Microsoft, Ovation Software, THX,
Widescreen Review, and others, plus WebDVD HTML
files, spreadsheets, and more.