This is part two of the two posts explaining what Digital Content means. See part one click here. Yesterday we talked about the first 5 categories that are considered digital content that can get Thailand BOI promotion certificate. This post explains more.
- Wireless location-based services content, such as mobile e-payment, video-on-demand, music-on-demand, entertainment, wireless advertising, broadband advertising, multimedia messaging etc.
If you produce content for location-based service via wireless device that users can access the system and download via wireless devices such as mobile e-payment, music on – demand, video-on-demand, entertainment, wireless advertising, broadband advertising, multimedia messaging, including location-based gaming and location-based entertainment etc. you definitely should apply for Thailand BOI promotion.
- Visual effects
You can BOI for your Thai business if it creates special visual effect for use in motion picture, in feature film, broadcast in television or various types of video media such as VCD, DVD and so on, by using computer in the creation to make the motion picture more realistic or complete.
- Multimedia video conferencing application
If your business is to create applications that support or connect long distance meeting, most of which consist of real-time audio, real-time video, shared drawing application via internet system or webcast, e-seminar, online collaborative work etc., it falls under the meaning of Digital Content that Thailand Board of Investment wants to promote.
- E-learning content via broadband and multimedia
It is defined as learning media developed in electronics to be broadcast via broadband technology or internet, consisting of content that is beneficial to education and ethical, of which the content are expressed in text, image/graphic, 2D motion picture or 3D motion picture and/or with narrative sound. Thai Lawyers Ltd. has helped many clients get Thailand BOI status for this category.
- CIA (Computer-aided Instructions)
It is defined as the learning media developed in electronics using special software that help in production or operate the movement of pictures. Contents are used to support classroom education or used for ethical education beneficial to the society and learning, in which the contents are expressed in text, image/graphic, 2D motion picture or 3D motion picture and/or with narrative sound, that can be recorded on or accessed to from electronic data storage such as CD-ROM or DVD or more advanced data storage media.
The above are categories of digital content eligible for Thailand BOI promotion under the category 5.7.2 Software Business.