The following are some answers to common questions on the Portfolio CD. Hopefully this will answer some of your questions. Please contact us at Digital Treasures with any further questions.
Why a Portfolio CD ?
Display of images for television viewing
Archive Family photo albums
This disc can be in a flexible multimedia format or collection of photos
Low cost creation of "digital negatives"
Source for high quality reprints
Digital input source for multimedia
Incredible Video Resolution - 16 times greater than most TV receivers currently in use, four times greater than the standards being considered for HDTV. That's because the scanned images contain 18 million pixels of photographic information. So the picture on a TV is sensational today and will only get better as TV's improve
Longevity of stored data
Cross - platform interchangeability
How to play a Portfolio CD
You can view a Portfolio CD on a TV connected to a KODAK Photo CD Player, APPLE PowerCD, 3DO/Panasonic R.E.A.L. and CD-I player. The disc may also be viewed on a computer with a CD ROM drive.*
* IMPORTANT: This disc cannot be play in an audio CD player.
What is a Photo CD image ?
Each image file contains 5 resolutions of the same image. Each resolution has its own purpose. All resolutions are joined into one file and compressed into an approximately 5 MB file.
5 Resolution Photo
Level Nickname Scan Lines File Size Use X Pixels Base/16 Wallet 128 x 192 73.7 kb Low res monitor preview Base/4 Snapshot 256 x 384 249.9 kb Thumbnail index prints Base Standard 512 x 768 1.1 MB Standard TV resolution Base x4 Large 1024 x 1536 4.7 MB Zoom & view at HDTV res Base x16 Poster 2048 x 3072 18 MB High-res output,thermal prints & color seps up to 8x10"
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