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Hardware News   Hardware News : Sam goes to Hollywood
   posted by Lecta on 8-May-2009 0:21:28 (4146 reads)
Bassano del Grappa, 08 May 2009

ACube Systems is pleased to team up with Airsoft Softwair to create the exclusive "Sam goes to Hollywood" bundle for our customers.

The Sam range of motherboards and Hollywood put AmigaOS 4.1 back to the highest levels of multimedia experience.

"Sam goes to Hollywood" special bundle allows the customers of a Sam or Sam Flex board to have Hollywood 4 at the exceptional price of only 59,00 euros (normal price 79 euro) or Hollywood 4 + Designer 2.1 for 99,00 euros (normal price 139 euros).
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The bundle will be available for current owners of a Sam board and with the purchase of a new Sam440ep or Sam440 Flex board, please note that only AmigaOS 4 binaries are on the Hollywood CD but it is possible to create projects for all supported platforms. This bundle will be available until 1st october 2009. Customers who already bought a Sam board should contact ACube Systems with their Sam serial number.

For more info about Hollywood 4 and other Airsoft Softwair products please visit:
http://www.airsoftsoftwair.com/

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fuskoSCN 
Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
Posted on 8-May-2009 6:19:54
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Congratulations! :)

This is an amazing offer - I run Hollywood 4 and Designer on a SAM 667mhz myself, and it works perfectly!

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Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
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Nice!

And if I do not order, I admit I'm



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Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
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This is a great offer and I would urge all SAM owners or potential owners to take advantage. Excellent program.

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Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
Posted on 8-May-2009 9:13:15
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Questions of a blind one :

I already have a SAM440ep. Where do i find the serial number of my Sam to order this special offer?

Is there a license issue? Can i run Hollywood in addition on a A4000/AOS4 or Pegasos2/AOS4?

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kewl!


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Go Acube, Go!


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Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
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That's a great offer! I've just bought Hollywood + Designer myself recently, I could have saved some money with this offer but I wouldn't have been able to run it on MorphOS as well as AOS4.1.
All SAM owners should get it, for sure at this price.


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Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
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Great !!

Now go and MARKET IT AS A MULTIMEDIA-BOX !!

Less energy consuming, no Microsoft dependencies, more stable and very versatile and easy to program.

It could find a place in the kiosk world.... But we all now that...

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Congratulations great offer, although it arrive latefor me because already I bought both programs.


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Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
Posted on 9-May-2009 2:24:11
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I've gone to here to read about both products:
http://www.airsoftsoftwair.com/

Just to clarify Hollywood 4 is a scripting language? -- that can be compiled for multiple platforms. This is not like Scala or Powerpoint -- is it more like AMOS?

And Designer is like Scala? How is the user interface like -- is it more like Powerpoint (Menu driven) versus Scala that had a very unique (but awesome) button type interface?

Also are the executables compiled for PPC OS4.x or just run in 68k emulation?

Last edited by my_pc_is_amiga on 09-May-2009 at 02:25 AM.

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fuskoSCN 
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Hi there - I actually wrote about Designers userinterface a while ago in another thread :

http://amigaworld.net/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?mode=viewtopic&topic_id=28556&forum=32&start=0&viewmode=flat&order=0


Here is a copy and paste of one of my posts...


Hello :)

To better show of Designers excellent userinterface I have decided to upload a few screenshots of the program. I find the GUI clean and very easy to both use and understand.

I was able to master the program after just playing with it for a short period of time. It shows that the author Andreas Falkenhahn has used a large amount of time to develop an userinterface that is both functional and fun to work with!


screenshot 1
http://www.ferrule-media.no/amiga/screenshot1.jpg

screenshot 2
http://www.ferrule-media.no/amiga/screenshot2.jpg

screenshot 3
http://www.ferrule-media.no/amiga/screenshot3.jpg

screenshot 4
http://www.ferrule-media.no/amiga/screenshot4.jpg

screenshot 5
http://www.ferrule-media.no/amiga/screenshot5.jpg

best regards

Torgeir Vee

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Pleng 
Re: Sam goes to Hollywood
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@my_pc_is_amiga

Yes Hollywood is a scripting language, and designer is more like a power-point system. Designer generates its presentations as Hollywood code, so you could also use it as an interface designer for more complex apps.

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Well congratulations!

It is great to see a smart business (and not only) decisions within this very tiny world! I think all discounts here whatsoever only do boost both users' and vendors' satisfaction.

I wish to have a Hollywood, just being waiting for any Mini release. Despite of a fact I'm gonna do programing, bloody C++ possibly, I'm gonna get Hollywood anyway. Just because it's a RAD system I call it if I may. Which is, allowing a non- hard core programmer to create Amiga apps, either for themselves or for the others.

Besides I love proprietary apps, their existence is simply dependent on their usability, thus attractiveness. Well Amiga world is beyond all this I know. But maybe in some time, someone can make money on Amiga for supporting it. For others.


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@Pleng 
Thanks! It sounds like there is a synergy between the two....you can build something in Designer and then modify its code to add additional functionality in Hollywood 4.

Last edited by my_pc_is_amiga on 09-May-2009 at 10:15 PM.
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@fuskoSCN
Thanks for the screenshots. It looks like there are some nice GUI features to easily get to different objects and pages....

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Is Hollywood a proper OS4.1 release or its just a classic Amiga binary which runs on OS4.1 using emulation?


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Proper OS4.1 compiled release.

Regards,
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Sam does Hollywood

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"MARKET IT AS A MULTIMEDIA-BOX !! "

There is nothing stopping the community to start a multimedia kiosk business with Hollywood & SAM.

And by choosing Amiga-like system + Hollywood, there is no risk involved, because one does not lock one's busines to any single niche platform.

"Platform: AmigaOS3, MorphOS, WarpOS, AmigaOS4, AROS i386. Additionally, Hollywood can save programs for these platforms: Windows (Windows 2000 and up), Mac OS (10.4 and up, PowerPC & Intel)"


So, one could have a cheap but more power hungry x86 HW (with AROS!) as the player HW as well as the lower power SAM.

If I had no job, I would know what I would do.


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@KimmoK 

I once thought about 'offering' my services to a some local shop or company to install some sort of presentation hardware and software in their shop window for advertising whatever they wanted.
Ofcourse I would have used an A1200 or an A1 running Hollywood.

All this as a 'hobby project' for me. Maybe for a very small fee....

This would have advertised Amiga in some way.

'Look what this guy installed for my shop ! It cost almost nothing, switches on and off instantly, and needs little maintenance !' they would say to their neighbouring shops.... Before we know it, the whole town would be assimilated by Amiga/Hollywood combos

Martin

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