DVD Internet Kiosk Unveiled at 1999 VSDA Annual Convention; Roll-A-Round Home Theater Display System Features Programmable Movie Trailers
Wednesday, July 07, 1999 9:23 AM EST
LOS ANGELES, Jul 7, 1999 (BUSINESS WIRE via COMTEX) -- Comjet
Information Systems Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of DVD
players and WebDVD convergence appliances, has formed an alliance with
TomatoLand, an innovative retail display manufacturer, to create the
Home Theater Internet Kiosk.
The rainbow colored kiosk on casters was designed with the independent
video retailer (IVR) in mind. It supports ten five foot moveable wire
DVD display racks that can hold over 500 titles, two 13" color TVs, two
DVD-i Players and a Dolby Digital(r) 5.1 surround sound system.
The Home Theater Internet Kiosk will premiere July 8-10 at the National
Video Week at the Los Angeles Convention Center (Booth 2302).
The digital display contains Comjet's HomeMighty DVD-i set-top player.
The state-of-the-art console has an internal modem and wireless
keyboard which allows video retailers to access on-line resources like
Internet movie news, data bases and industry community groups. At the
Convention, the DVD-i set-top boxes will feature ScreenPlay's
SmartScreen (tm), a monthly DVD based movie trailer disc, that gives
store management the option to choose what movie previews to play in
The Home Theater Internet Kiosk supports a Dolby Digital(r) 5.1
surround sound system delivering the most sophisticated sound
experience possible in a retail environment.
The turnkey high tech DVD kiosk provides a condensed, economic foot
print so that software retailers can showcase, sell and rent DVD titles
as well as components that make up the roll-a-round multimedia display.
Comjet DVD Players and surround sound systems are feature rich and
competitively priced allowing IVR's across the country to offer
hardware at healthy margins to their 19th century VHS tape customers
moving up to the studios delivery format for thenext century. More
Comjet Information Systems is an eight-million-dollar manufacturer and
distributor of computer and consumer convergence products based in
Taipei, Taiwan. A veteran in the computer industry for 13 years, Comjet
diverges into the consumer electronics industry with the HomeMighty
product series to become the forerunner in DVD and internet convergence
TomatoLand has been providing innovative, high-quality products to
satisfied customers for over 25 years in Japan, USA, Asia, Europe, and
South America. In 1998, sales were $23 million.
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