The ill-fated multimedia system distributed by Philips and
Magnavox. Conceived by Philips together with Sony, the CD-I was to be
supported by many well-known Audio-Video manufacturers around the
world (Matsushita, Amstrad, Goldstar) but in the end Philips was
alone supporting it. A lot of games were produced by Philips (most
notable are Tetris and some games that featured popular Nintendo
characters like Zelda, Link and Mario) but they weren't good enough
to give the system a chance of success.
"REGULAR" CONSUMER CD-I PLAYERS
PORTABLE CD-I PLAYER
COMBO CD-I PLAYERS
PC CARD CD-I PLAYER
PROFESSIONAL CD-I PLAYERS
It's not very easy to find informations about CD-I systems on the net since it wasn't a big success and it has very few loyal users. In particular technical specifications are very difficult to find.
BTW all of you probably know that CD-I systems were based on the high succesful Motorola 68000 processor. All specs were included in the famous "Green Book" made by Philips ad Sony.
If you want more informations you can find the Official CD-I FAQ from Philips here.
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