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Petrana is an artificial personal assistant who talks to the computer user in spoken English and operates computer applications for the user easily, comfortably, and enjoyably, giving the user free use of his or her hands and freedom of movement. The Petrana Voice Commands for DVD are one component of the full Petrana system. Watch a movie with the Petrana Voice Commands for DVD and get an exciting glimpse of the future!  Then, you too, can tell your friends "I watched a movie with Petrana!"

 

Petrana enables you to operate a compact, lightweight, inexpensive Home Theater System hands-free entirely by voice command.  You can build a Home Theater System for Petrana using commercially available components.  A Home Theater System for Petrana is also a voice-operated computer with a wall display the personal productivity tool for the 21st Century!  A Home Theater System for Petrana is made up of:

 

     Petrana Voice Commands for DVD (from GFT Group Inc under $25)

    InterVideo WinDVD 6 (Recommended), 5, or 4 DVD player software (under $100)

    Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 or 7.3 Professional voice-recognition software (from ScanSoft Inc. about $700)

     A laptop or desktop computer with a DVD drive (for example, a Sony VAIO laptop under $2,000)

     A compact lightweight computer compatible projector (for example, an Epson PowerLite S-1 projector under $1,100)

    A wireless microphone system (for example, a Sony model WCS-999 wireless microphone under $200)

A unidirectional lavalier microphone that clips on your shirt or blouse for maximum comfort (for example, a Sony ECM-DM5P microphone - under $100) or headset (for example, a Plantronics .Audio 70 computer headset - under $100)

     Powered speakers (for example, Altec Lansing powered speakers under $40)

     Smooth, light-colored wall or projection screen for viewing (the wall is free, projection screens are under $500)

      

Benefits: Entertainment, Personal Productivity

Uses: Home Theater, Personal Computer, Stereo, Television

Total Weight: under 20 lbs.

Total Volume: under 12 in. by 12 in. by 24 in.

Total Cost: under $5,000

 

Using a laptop computer, the entire Home Theater System for Petrana can weigh under 20 lbs..  With a laptop computer, the entire Home Theater System can fit in a standard wheeled, airline carry-on bag.  When you travel, you can take the entire system with you in the trunk of your car.  The system can be your personal computer, stereo, and television (with the television tuner for your computer) as well as a Home Theater System. 

 

The Home Theater System for Petrana can display a DVD movie on a wall or projection screen with a diagonal dimension up to 12 ft.: it can replace movie theater surroundings with an environment providing all the comforts of home including comfortable chairs and soft drinks and snacks from your kitchen.

 

The entire system costs under $5,000.  The system is ideal for users with limited space and people who move frequently.  It can be quickly packed and transported.  It takes up less space and weighs less than a traditional stereo and television system. The small size and weight of the system means that the Home Theater System for Petrana can be easily put away in a cabinet when not in use.

 

If you are a college student with a small apartment even some dorm rooms or a young professional with a small apartment and a limited budget, the Home Theater System for Petrana may be just the Home Theater System that you are looking for.

 

You can set up the Home Theater System for Petrana in a common room in a dorm and share your movie with your classmates.  Invite your friends over to your apartment for a movie night.  Avoid the long lines, the noise, the high ticket cost, and the other hassles often associated with movie theater experiences.

 

With the Petrana Voice Commands for DVD, wow your friends when you talk to your Home Theater System and it talks back.

 

The Home Theater System for Petrana can be used for many other purposes besides playback of movies, something that conventional Home Theater Systems cannot do.  The Home Theater System for Petrana is also a voice-operated computer with a wall display.  It is the personal productivity tool for the 21st Century. With the Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 or 7.3 Professional voice-recognition software the Home Theater System can be used to read and respond to e-mail, browse the World Wide Web, dictate documents, make PowerPoint presentations, or for other hands-free operations on your computer.  The Dragon NaturallySpeaking 8 or 7.3 Professional voice-recognition software from ScanSoft Inc. includes full, easy-to-use support for reading and responding to electronic mail, browsing the Web, general dictation, operation of spreadsheets, and several other common computer applications. 

 

You are no longer tied to your chair, the computer keyboard, the computer mouse, or the computer monitor.  You can stand, stretch, or walk around while responding to electronic mail or using the World Wide Web.  You can increase the comfort and convenience of operating your computer system. 

 

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How to Build a Home Theater System for Petrana

 

A Home Theater System for Petrana can be constructed from commercial components that can be purchased easily over the World Wide Web or at bricks-and-mortar stores.  The following web sites contain additional information and web pages to place orders for components for a Home Theater System for Petrana.

 

By providing links to other sites, GFT Group Inc. does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these sites, nor does a link indicate any association with or endorsement by the linked site to GFT Group Inc.

 

Sony Web Site Home of the Sony VAIO Computer

 

Epson Web Site Home of the Epson series of projectors

Alliant Solutions Presentations and Home Entertainment Specialists

 

ScanSoft Web Site Home of Dragon NaturallySpeaking

 

InterVideo Inc. Web Site Home of InterVideo WinDVD DVD Player Software

 

Focused Technology Computer Projector Screens

 

Projector Lamp Center - Replacement Lamps for Most Computer Projectors

 


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