Yoostar

How it works: Yoostar is a revolutionary new entertainment system that allows users to star in their favorite movie and television scenes, together with the original actors, and share their performances with the world. The Yoostar system utilizes top quality content with patented software that removes characters from famous scenes and lets users seamlessly insert themselves. Perfectly blending aspects of online video creation and sharing, social gaming and social networking, Yoostar creates a new kind of entertainment experience that’s immersive, fun and social.

Availability: Yoostar will be available online and in retail outlets in August.

System: The Yoostar system includes a studio-grade web cam with built-in dual microphones, acoustic echo and noise cancellation and remote control, portable green screen, and professional“Quad-pod” green screen stand. The Yoostar system comes with an initial set of 14 scenes featuring 38 different roles, with hundreds of additional scenes available for purchase and download at www.yoostar.com with prices ranging from $.99-$3.99 per clip.

Yoostar software is compatible with both PCs and MACs.

Cost: The suggested retail price of the Yoostar system is $169.95.

Social Networking: The Yoostar system allows users to record performances on their PC or Mac for personal viewing and to upload to www.yoostar.com where they can choose to share their performances publicly or among friends--or keep them private--and view, rate and compete with others. Yoostar.com is a fully developed social networking site where members can create their own profile pages, build communities of friends and share favorite performances on the site itself or on their personal websites and social networking pages using the Yoostar“share” widget.

System Requirements:

PC/OS

Windows XP Service Pack 2 or Windows Vista

PC/CPU

    <*>Intel Pentium 4 1.8 GHZ or greater CPU (Dual core 2.0 GHZ or greater recommended) <*>AMD Athlon XP +1500 or greater <*>Graphics card (supporting Pixel Shader 3.0 or greater recommended) <*>10 GB of free hard disk space (40 GB of free hard disk space recommended) <*>1 GB of memory for XP - 2 GB of memory for Vista <*>An available USB2 port <*>Direct X 9.0c (included) <*>QuickTime 7.0 (included)
MAC
    <*>Macintosh 10.4.11 or greater <*>Intel Dual Core or better <*>1 GB of memory <*>10 GB of free hard drive space <*>An available USB2 port <*>Recommended ATI or NVIDIA GPU
Optical disk drive (for software) and Internet connection (high-speed recommended) are required for both PC and Mac.

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