Remember that set top box Blockbuster teased during their latest conference call? It has finally been revealed! Dubbed the “MediaPoint”, the box will allow users to progressively playback DVD quality video directly to their living rooms. The box is essentially free for those who rent 25 movies from Blockbusters video service with a total value [...]
We all knew that the day would come when Netflix would discontinue their HD DVD delivery service, but up until now, many of us (stalwart HD DVD supporters) were left holding our breath. Well, it’s official. On December 15th, HD DVD’s will no longer be available for rent on Netflix. Straight from the horse’s mouth: [...]
What is supposedly the world’s last “HD DVD” release is now available exclusively at DVAspecial. The title in question is P2, a 2007 horror film which performed poorly at the box office, the title is available for $26.99. Interestingly, Brad Kugler the CEO of DVA claims to have inked a deal with an unknown studio [...]
The Hong Kong Electronics Industry Association of Innovation and Technology held their awards ceremonyon October 14th, 2008. The CHDA took home three awards for their CBHD technology, they won under the following categories: consumer electronics group, the group of mobile electronics, and industrial electronics group. The CBHD technology itself took home the “audience award for [...]
We have received some rather disturbing news from CBINews, it seems more pressure has been put on the Chinese DVD market. Manufactures now have to pay over $20US per patent in fees to distribute DVD Players in the region. In turn royalties and decreased profit prospects await Chinese companies.
Despite losing the format war months ago, HD DVD sales are still going strong
Despite pulling support for the format months ago, Toshiba still remains sincere to those who had purchased players during the format war.
Speaking at a conference, Toshiba Senior Vice President Yoshihide Fujii once again clarified the companies stance on Blu-ray
The DVD Forum had their 43rd steering committee meeting today, here’s what they had to say
Today I see another article predicting the doom of Blu-ray, this time by 2012.