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                          Amiga-VIScorp Feedback
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[The standardized Amiga feedback form is back, and improved.  In addition
to sending these to Eric Laffont, consider sending them to me, as VIScorp's
consultant on Amiga communicatons, at jcompton@xnet.com.  -Jason]

Amiga-VIScorp Feedback Form  05-21-96
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THIS FORM IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

PLEASE BE CERTAIN THAT YOU ARE USING THE MOST CURRENT FORM BY CHECKING ON
THE INTERNET FOR "THE AMIGA WEB DIRECTORY" AND "AMIGA REPORT" ON A REGULAR
BASIS!

Email this completed form to: "elaffont@pratique.fr"
*or*, if you are having trouble sending it to the aforementioned address,
send it to : "viking@freenet.edmonton.ab.ca"
and it will be forwarded to Eric Laffont.

Please use this form when sending feedback to VIScorp.  This will help
ensure that your response will be noted along with any changes of opinion.

THIS FORM IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE.

Thank you.

Regards,

Vance Schowalter.


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Please use an asterix "*" whenever prompted by a multiple choice question.

Do not add comments to them, as they will be ignored. If you feel that
comments are necessary, please use the last query which specifically asks
for additional comments.

When prompted for comments, please make them clear and concise.

This questionnaire refers solely to Amiga hardware and software. Do *not*
include PC and/or Mac hardware that you may own apart from your Amiga
hardware.


1. Have you used this feedback form before?

( ) Yes
( ) No

2. In which capacity are you associated with the Amiga computer?
   (Check all that apply)

( ) User
( ) Dealer
( ) Developer

3. How old are you?

( ) 10-15
( ) 16-20
( ) 21-25
( ) 26-30
( ) 31-35
( ) 36-40
( ) Over 40

4. What is your current Marital Status?

( ) Single
( ) Married
( ) Divorced
( ) Widowed

5. Which Gender are you?

( ) Male
( ) Female

6. How many other people use your Amiga(s)?

( ) 1-2
( ) 3-4
( ) 5-6
( ) More than 6 (7+)
( ) None

7. Which Amiga(s) do you currently use/own? (Check all that apply)

( ) CDTV
( ) CD32
( ) A500
( ) A600
( ) A1000
( ) A1200
( ) A1500
( ) A2000
( ) A2500
( ) A3000
( ) A3000T
( ) A4000
( ) A4000T

8. Which AmigaDOS do you currently use? (Check all that apply)

( ) 1.1
( ) 1.2
( ) 1.3
( ) 2.0
( ) 2.1
( ) 3.0
( ) 3.1

9. Do you have 1 or more hard drives?

( ) Yes
( ) No

10. Do you have 1 or more CD-ROM drives?

( ) Yes
( ) No

11. Do you have 1 or more Removable Tape/HardDisk Backup drives?

( ) Yes
( ) No

12. Do you have 1 or more high density (1.76mb) disk drives?

( ) Yes
( ) No

13. Do you have a modem?

( ) Yes, highspeed
( ) Yes, less than 9600 baud
( ) No

14. Which Graphic Cards, if any, do you use? (Check all that apply)

( ) CyberVision64
( ) Retina ZII/III
( ) Piccolo
( ) Merlin
( ) Harlequin
( ) Picasso I/II
( ) OpalVision
( ) Spectrum
( ) Other________________________________
( ) None

15. Which Expansion Accelerator Cards, if any, do you use? (Check all that
    apply)

( ) 020
( ) 030
( ) 040
( ) 060
( ) None

16. How much total (chip & fast) memory does your Amiga have? (if you have
    more than one Amiga, choose the highest)

( ) Under 2mb
( ) 3-5
( ) 6-10
( ) 11-18
( ) More than 18 (up to 128mb)

17. Do you have PC and/or Mac emulation?

( ) Yes
( ) No

18. How long have you been using an Amiga?

( ) Less than 1 year
( ) Less than 5 years (2 to 4)
( ) Less than 10 years (6 to 9)
( ) More than 10 years (10+)

19. How would you rate your Amiga skills and knowledge?

( ) Expert
( ) Advanced
( ) Average
( ) Novice

20. Number each from 1(least to 10(most) according to degree of personal
    importance.

( ) Multi-media (ie. Scala)
( ) Telecommunications (ie. bulletin board system user/sysop)
( ) Internet (ie. cyberdude/tte)
( ) Business (ie. spreadsheet)
( ) CAD (ie. architecture)
( ) Publishing (ie. books, magazines, newsletters, software)
( ) Education (ie. teacher/student software)
( ) Science (ie. Maple)
( ) Music (ie. MIDI, MOD)
( ) Art (ie. Andy Warhol inspired)
( ) Video (ie. Video Toaster)
( ) Programming (ie. ARexx, Basic, C)
( ) Image Processing (ie. photography, filmmaking special effects)
( ) Entertainment (ie. games)
( ) Other _____________________

21. Should VIScorp (Amiga Technologies) continue R&D of the Amiga as a
     personal computer?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

22. Should the AmigaDOS be ported to other platforms?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

23. Should AmigaDOS come with full Internet features?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

24. Should there be an HTML(1/2/3) datatype? (this would allow MultiView to
    be used as an Internet browser and HTML text viewer)

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

25. Should there be more datatypes to support PC and Mac multi-media
    animation formats? (ie. QuickTime, AVI, Fli, MPEG)

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

26. Should AmigaDOS have currently available features enhanced? (ie. shell,
    commodities, (faster?)datatypes)

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

27. Should AmigaDOS have MUI-like enhancements to its GUI system?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

28. Should AmigaDOS have virtual memory as a user preference option?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

29. Should Retargetable Graphics support be implemented?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

30. Should Disk Defragmentor utilities be included with the AmigaDOS Hard
    Disk Tools?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

31. Should Amiga Technologies continue with its current Power Amiga plans?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

32. What do you feel should be done to improve the Amiga's graphics
    capabilities?

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33. What do you feel should be done to improve the Amiga's audio
    capabilities?

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34. Would you like to see Amiga clones?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

35. Would you like to see Amiga laptops?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

36. Should all Amigas come with a hard drive?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

37. Should all Amigas come with a CD-ROM drive?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

38. Should future Amigas have the option, like current Pentium PC's, of
    multi-processor expandability?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

39. Should some or all Amigas come with 1.76mb High Density disk drives?

( ) Yes, all
( ) Yes, some
( ) No, none
( ) Undecided

40. Should some or all Amigas come with video encoded S-Video (S-VHS)
    output jack? (Provides the sharpest image output)

( ) Yes, all
( ) Yes, some
( ) No, none
( ) Undecided

41. Should some or all Amigas come with a built-in 24 bit video digitizer
    (uses S-Video (S-VHS) input jack to provide sharpest image input)?

( ) Yes, all
( ) Yes, some
( ) No, none
( ) Undecided

42. Should some or all Amigas come with a built-in 16/32 bit audio
    digitizer (includes microphone, stand and sampler voice recognition 
    software)?

( ) Yes, all
( ) Yes, some
( ) No, none
( ) Undecided

43. Should some or all Amigas come with a built-in MIDI port?

( ) Yes, all
( ) Yes, some
( ) No, none
( ) Undecided

44. Should Full Motion Video (MPEG I/II) hardware be optionally available
    for all Amigas?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

45. Should all Amigas ship with two or more mb of Graphics memory?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

46. How many mb of Fast memory should Amigas ship with?

( ) 1
( ) 2
( ) 4
( ) 6
( ) 8
( ) 10
( ) More than 10 (11 to 18)
( ) More than 18 (19 to 128)
( ) Undecided

47. Should hands-on components be ergonomically designed? (ie. keyboards,
    mice, etc)

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

48. Should mouse, joystick, and keyboard ports have user-definable
    (modular) locations at the front, side(s), and back of the Amiga
    chassis?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

49. On which side would you prefer them to be, if you could only have one
    choice?

( ) Front
( ) Left
( ) Back
( ) Right
( ) Undecided

50. Should some or all Amigas support internal high-speed modems?

( ) Yes, all
( ) Yes, some
( ) No, none
( ) Undecided

51. Should some or all Amigas have Video Expansion slots? (ie. for the
    Video Toaster(Flyer))

( ) Yes, all
( ) Yes, some
( ) No, none
( ) Undecided

52. If Amigas include a CD-ROM drive, should the AmigaDOS be on a CD-ROM
    instead of floppy disks?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

53. Should the talents of professional Amiga users be taken advantage of to
    enhance marketing capability and quality?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

54. Should closer alliances continue to be actively sought out with major
    3rd party developers to produce a better Amiga product faster?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

55. Should VIScorp (Amiga Technologies) maintain International Amiga
    research and development?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

56. Should VIScorp (Amiga Technologies) incorporate global volunteer Amiga
    user groups into official promotional activities such as organizing
    Amiga computer shows, competitions for various applications, etc?

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

57. Should VIScorp (Amiga Technologies) enlist the best coder groups to
    produce storefront demos that are specifically directed at potential
    Amiga buyers? (The demos would mention software/hardware specs and show
    off graphics and audio at their best)

( ) Yes
( ) No
( ) Undecided

58. How do you see the Amiga in 2 years, based on the current VIScorp (Amiga
    Technologies) intentions that you are aware of?

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59. Enter any additional comments not answered above, below. Please be as
    clear and as concise as possible.

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