|MediaFORM, a manufacturer of CD-R/DVD-R publishing solutions for the
audio/video and data industries, has announced the release of cdDIRECTOR2000.
This Java-based CD-R publishing station provides corporations with a flexible
production system for disc-on-demand and large-volume CD-R duplication
needs. Also featured in this publishing system is MediaFORM's anti-piracy
SmartDRIVE technology, which includes Electronic Watermarking, Copy Protection,
SmartMEDIA, Frame Accurate Recording, Audio Click Detection, SmartRID,
Utilizing the Java scripting capability, users can initiate CD-R disc-on-demand
compilation from any network interface, including their own Web browsers.
This technology allows one-off CD publishing and/or duplication from local
or remote locations. According to the company, combining Web-based technology
and the SmartDRIVE feature set creates a publishing system unprecedented
within the CD-R disc-on-demand market segment.
The cdDIRECTOR2000 technology was developed to meet disc-on-demand needs
of both small and large businesses. Built upon Windows NT workstation (requires
no additional PC), the cdDIRECTOR2000 also offers SmartAPI (Application
Program Interface), which provides the mechanism for seamless integration
of the product into a company's custom software applications. Other business-centric
enhancements incorporated into the cdDIRECTOR2000 include the following:
500-CD spindle capacity
Eight anti-piracy SmartDRIVEs
Scalability of up to 16 drives and/or two thermal printers
Asynchronous functionality (duplicate and print simultaneously)
Eight-job simultaneous processing and unlimited job queuing
12x BURN-Proof drives (easily upgradeable to 16x speed)
SmartPrint (optical alignment)
Source: MediaFORM, Exton, PA, 610/458-9200; http://www.mediaform.com.