CD-ROM SHOWS MASS-MARKET APPEAL

LAS VEGAS -- Educational software programs are fast becoming mass-market products and CD-ROM is now the dominant platform for them, according to a panel at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show. "The growth in this category is clearly in CD-ROM [compact disk-read only memory] and it's at an unexpected level," said William P. Wilde, vice president of marketing and sales at MECC, Minneapolis.Sales of

LAS VEGAS -- Educational software programs are fast becoming mass-market products and CD-ROM is now the dominant platform for them, according to a panel at the Winter Consumer Electronics Show. "The growth in this category is clearly in CD-ROM [compact disk-read only memory] and it's at an unexpected level," said William P. Wilde, vice president of marketing and sales at MECC, Minneapolis.

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