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LightScribe - Laser-Etched Labeling That's as Easy as Burn, Flip and Burn
LightScribe - Laser-Etched Labeling That's as Easy as Burn, Flip and Burn.
now there hasn't been much choice when it comes to creating labels for
your CDs and DVDs. Messy markers or sticky adhesive labels were pretty
much the only affordable option. But imagine creating professional-looking
labels using the same laser that burns your data-right inside your CD/DVD
drive! Well, now it's easy with LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling
LightScribe technology is an integrated system that combines the CD or DVD
drive of your LightScribe-enabled computer with specially coated discs and
enhanced disc-burning software to produce precise, laser-etched labels.
You can design and produce labels to express your creativity and
personality-the sky's the limit!
With LightScribe, the disc is the label. This amazing technology is the
no-hassle way to create elegant labels for all your CDs and DVDs. Simply
burn your music mix, digital-video/photo archives, or business
application. Then flip the disc and burn your own unique label.
LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling technology is now available in PCs,
external USB optical DVD writers, labeling software, and a variety of
brand name discs.
A Radical Revolution in Disc Labeling
A marker is a fast label solution but it's messy and, depending on your
handwriting, more or less illegible. Adhesive labels are a hassle. Even
with a special device to apply them, they don't always end up as smooth
and even as you would like. With an inkjet printer, you have the expense
of ink cartridges to think about, and you're tethered to your desk.
Once you've burned your first LightScribe label and experienced the
amazing result, you'll never want to use a permanent marker or sticky
label again. LightScribe makes it easy. It truly is a revolution in disc
How does it work?
How can you burn a label onto your disc right from your computer? Suppose
you have just created a music CD of your favorite songs. Now you want to
make a label that contains the song titles, artists' names, and some
personal information and design elements to make it special.
Burn your tracks onto the data side of the disc. Flip the disc over to the
label side and put it back in the drive. Burn your label by opening your
favorite LightScribe-enabled label-making software and going to the CD
template work area. Now you do all of your creative design work-imported
pictures, copy, and artwork. When you are satisfied with what you have
done, click "print." It really is that simple! No ink, no messy markers,
no clumpy adhesive labels . just an amazingly beautiful label right before
Your LightScribe-enabled CD/DVD disc drive contains a special laser that
pumps light energy into a thin dye coating on the label side of the disc.
The light from the laser causes a chemical change in the dye coating that
shows up as a visible point on the disc. With laser precision, LightScribe
delivers closely controlled light energy to multiple points on the disc as
it spins in the drive. The result is a high-resolution reproduction of the
artwork, text, or photos you composed in the software application. Seeing
You can use LightScribe to make the most basic labels, or create elaborate
ones with photos, art, and text. There are no limits. So be bold and make
a statement! Share the results and listen to your friends exclaim, "Hey,
how'd you do that?" LightScribe labels let you express yourself in your
own unique way.
LightScribe Direct Disc Labeling is a revolutionary technology whose time
has come. The days of markers and adhesive labels are over. Now there's
LightScribe-the only method available to burn elegant, laser-etched CD and
DVD labels right from your computer's disc drive.
Looking for LightScribe products? Here are the companies that produce the
hardware, software, and media that will help complete your LightScribe
experience. Look for the LightScribe logo at your favorite retailers.
BenQ DW1625: Give your discs a professional look with laser
inscribed labels that are as easy as burn-flip-burn! When using
LightScribe media you will no longer need to compromise between messy
handwriting on your discs and expensive sticker labels, as the DW1625 will
laser inscribe a label directly onto the disc.
HP: Ready. Set. Scribe. Always on the vanguard of the latest
innovations, HP is launching LightScribe technology in select PCs and
drives. Paired with special LightScribe media, HP provides a complete
solution, designed to work seamlessly to deliver silk screen quality
labels laser etched directly to your CD or DVD.
LaCie: Tired of scribbling labels on your discs? LaCie is launching
LightScribe technology in DVD burners for Macintosh and Windows compatible
computers. Paired with special LightScribe media, LaCie provides complete
external and internal solutions, designed to work seamlessly to deliver
silk screen quality labels laser etched directly to your CD or DVD media.
LaCie LightScribe solutions: LaCie d2 DVD±RW with LightScribe – FireWire
w/Toast Titanium for OS X and LaCie d2 DVD±RW with LightScribe –
USB2/FireWire for Windows XP and OS X
Cyberlink: Founded in 1995, CyberLink Corp. is a world leader and
pioneer in bringing advanced digital video and audio software to the
market. Producer of the world’s leading DVD software player, PowerDVD,
CyberLink also delivers solutions that include video editing and
recording, on-line training and distance learning solutions, digital media
presentation and delivery, and CD/DVD data storage and backup.
InterVideo: InterVideo is licensing the LightScribe label printing
technology in order to develop compelling products for users to easily
create unique CD/DVD labels.
Nero: Nero, leaders in digital media technology, offers the most
reliable CD/DVD-software applications in the entire industrial segment. As
excellent service and satisfaction for our customers is the base of our
success we support the LightScribe technology in order to enhance our
exceptional product Nero 6. Other Nero products and technologies include
Nero Digital™ (audio/video technology), SIPPS (VoIP Software), and across
(professional computer-aided translation software).
Sonic: Sonic Solutions is the leader in digital media software,
providing a broad range of interoperable, platform independent software
tools and applications for creative professionals, business and home
users, and technology partners. Sonic's products range from advanced DVD
authoring systems and interactive content delivery technologies used to
produce the majority of Hollywood DVD film releases, to the award-winning
Roxio® and Sonic-branded CD and
DVD creation, playback and backup solutions that have become the
premiere choice for consumers, prosumers and business users worldwide.
SureThing CD/DVD Labeler: Uniquely positioned to serve both
end-users and OEM partners with a scalable line of CD labeling solutions,
SureThing CD/DVD Labeler is now working with LightScribe to provide users
with one of the first CD/DVD labeling applications to be completely
LightScribe-enabled. Plus, you can create DVD inserts, jewel case inserts,
and much more.
Acoustica CD/DVD Label
felt tip pen is nice for quickly labeling your CDs and DVDs, but if you want
to add some class, you need to try
Acoustica CD/DVD Label Maker! Create your own
CD/DVD labels, DVD jewel cases and DVD box covers with the ultimate in ease
now supports HP LightScribe direct labeling drives! Acoustica is a
certified HP LightScribe partner.
Acoustica CD/DVD Label Maker
HP: The leader in LightScribe technology, HP offers high-quality
LightScribe CDs and DVDs online and through retailers around the world.
Great memories deserve the best. Great projects deserve HP LightScribe
Imation: Imation, a worldwide leader in removable data storage
media with more than 50 years of data storage technology leadership, will
be among the first to offer LightScribe-enabled CD and DVD media as part
of a full portfolio of offerings. Consumers worldwide can feel confident
knowing their precious memories and valuable data are stored on
high-quality Imation brand media.
Memorex: Memorex Products, Inc. is the industry sales and marketing
leader of digital media and media accessories. A widely recognized and
respected name in consumer electronics since 1970, Memorex today is a
leading brand in CD and DVD media, optical drives, flash drives ,and
computer accessories. Memorex's CD-R 80 LightScribe 10pk in Slim Jewel
Case is perfect for both music and data. Their Memorex DVD+R LightScribe
10pk in 10mm Jewel Case is perfect for recording home movies, multimedia
presentations, and archiving photos and data.
Verbatim: Verbatim Corporation is an international organization
that develops and markets innovative, high-quality products for storing,
moving and using digital content. Known for its leadership in the
removable storage media and related accessories markets, the company
provides reliable, unique technologies and products that are highly sought
after and broadly distributed worldwide. Verbatim will be one of the first
to produce and market LightScribe media in North America, Europe, Japan
and additional overseas markets.