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IS-2004-55: Defining 10-Foot Gaming Requirements for the Entertainment PC
The Entertainment PC is intended for use at a TV distance of 10 feet. This paper, submitted by Intel Corporation provides guidelines to developers of services, such as gaming, intending to use the Entertainment PC. The target display device may be a new digital TV or a traditional analog TV with lower resolution. Some technical issues include image size, aspect ratio, range of colors, contrast, viewable screen area, remote control unit, audio playback, and CD vs. DVD distribution. Developers are encouraged to create the same gaming software that run on both traditional PCs and Entertainment PCs.