DV.com Announces April 20, 2001 Web Site Relaunch

New Navigation, Design, and Information Architecture



Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from DV.com

    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DV.com, the principal online
 resource for creative professionals working in the production, postproduction,
 and delivery of digital video and dynamic media, announced today that the Web
 site is undergoing a new design and reorganization of the information
 architecture. The revamped site debuts on April 20, 2001, just in time for the
 NAB2001 Conference, where attendees will get a first-hand look at the new
 design and have the opportunity to navigate through the Web site from the CMP
 DV Media Group booth (i7255).
     "DV.com has dedicated itself to providing essential information to the
 digital video and dynamic media communities via the Web.  Now we're expanding
 and enhancing our existing features by offering more original and timely
 content in a fashion optimized for the Web experience," stated Elizabeth
 Gorgue, Executive Director of DV.com and 3Dgate.com.
     DV.com will provide the latest industry news before it is released in
 print, Web-exclusive articles, objective product reviews and case studies, an
 interactive community section, and weekly Newsletters from the contributing
 Web editors and trusted editors of DV magazine.   In addition DV.com will
 offer the DV Product Information Guide, which allows users to comparatively
 research products.  The new structure divides content into production,
 postproduction, delivery, news and product guide segments, as well as category
 subsections.
     "These site enhancements will give DV.com visitors a rewarding and
 beneficial user experience by bringing together Web site features in a way
 that is easy to navigate through and provides users a '360-degree view' of
 products," Ms. Gorgue said.
     DV.com hosts more than 166,000 visitors a month (as audited by BPA
 International Interactive, January 2001) and has experienced a 40 percent
 increase in traffic over the past year.  The new site layout, design, content
 offerings, and enhancements will better serve current users and increase
 visitor volume.
 
     About the CMP DV Media Group
     DV.com is part of the CMP DV Media Group, the leading information resource
 for professionals involved in digital video and Web video production,
 postproduction, and delivery. The CMP DV Media Group inspires and empowers
 video professionals with the industry's most comprehensive source of tools and
 technologies, through a breadth of resources which includes DV magazine,
 DV.com, DV Expo, 3Dgate.com, and associated Newsletters.
 
     About the CMP Media LLC
     CMP Media LLC (www.cmpnet.com) is a leading high-tech media company
 providing essential information and marketing services to the entire
 technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers, and users of technology
 worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned
 to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet
 their individual needs.  Its diverse products and services include newspapers,
 magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education
 and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing, and
 consulting.
 
 

SOURCE DV.com
    SAN FRANCISCO, April 19 /PRNewswire/ -- DV.com, the principal online
 resource for creative professionals working in the production, postproduction,
 and delivery of digital video and dynamic media, announced today that the Web
 site is undergoing a new design and reorganization of the information
 architecture. The revamped site debuts on April 20, 2001, just in time for the
 NAB2001 Conference, where attendees will get a first-hand look at the new
 design and have the opportunity to navigate through the Web site from the CMP
 DV Media Group booth (i7255).
     "DV.com has dedicated itself to providing essential information to the
 digital video and dynamic media communities via the Web.  Now we're expanding
 and enhancing our existing features by offering more original and timely
 content in a fashion optimized for the Web experience," stated Elizabeth
 Gorgue, Executive Director of DV.com and 3Dgate.com.
     DV.com will provide the latest industry news before it is released in
 print, Web-exclusive articles, objective product reviews and case studies, an
 interactive community section, and weekly Newsletters from the contributing
 Web editors and trusted editors of DV magazine.   In addition DV.com will
 offer the DV Product Information Guide, which allows users to comparatively
 research products.  The new structure divides content into production,
 postproduction, delivery, news and product guide segments, as well as category
 subsections.
     "These site enhancements will give DV.com visitors a rewarding and
 beneficial user experience by bringing together Web site features in a way
 that is easy to navigate through and provides users a '360-degree view' of
 products," Ms. Gorgue said.
     DV.com hosts more than 166,000 visitors a month (as audited by BPA
 International Interactive, January 2001) and has experienced a 40 percent
 increase in traffic over the past year.  The new site layout, design, content
 offerings, and enhancements will better serve current users and increase
 visitor volume.
 
     About the CMP DV Media Group
     DV.com is part of the CMP DV Media Group, the leading information resource
 for professionals involved in digital video and Web video production,
 postproduction, and delivery. The CMP DV Media Group inspires and empowers
 video professionals with the industry's most comprehensive source of tools and
 technologies, through a breadth of resources which includes DV magazine,
 DV.com, DV Expo, 3Dgate.com, and associated Newsletters.
 
     About the CMP Media LLC
     CMP Media LLC (www.cmpnet.com) is a leading high-tech media company
 providing essential information and marketing services to the entire
 technology spectrum -- the builders, sellers, and users of technology
 worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned
 to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet
 their individual needs.  Its diverse products and services include newspapers,
 magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education
 and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing, and
 consulting.
 
 SOURCE  DV.com