Sonic Solutions has announced the release of eDVD 4, the latest version of its content enhancement solution for DVD.
eDVD is the first point-and-click application allowing content authors to enhance
standard DVD titles with interactive features like those planned for next-generation
high definition (HD) disc formats, according to Sonic.
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Compatible with any DVD authoring software, eDVD gives DVD-Video viewers a dynamic,
Web-linked user experience when played on PC or Macintosh, and increases
entertainment value by providing an on-screen presentation environment that
integrates both video and bonus content, Sonic reports. "
Enhanced content supported by eDVD includes high-definition video files, MP3s, Flash
animations, PDF files, high-resolution graphic files, and even executable
applications. eDVD brings this diverse supplemental material together with a DVD's
video content into a single, customizable interactive presentation. In addition, eDVD
enables a DVD title to support unlimited links to the Internet, thereby enabling
ongoing access to updated material and making it easier for disc publishers to
develop revenue-generating connections to their audience.
eDVD 4 is available at www.sonic.com and www.roxio.com at a U.S. suggested list price