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Alleviating worries that mere format war irrelevance had gotten our friends in the VMD camp down, a statement was issued today regarding stories "emerging" on the internets alleging EU officials had confiscated money from Microsoft and/or Sony, and given to NME to subsidize its fledgling red laser H...

April 7th 2008 at 1:38pm 0 Comments
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If you missed out on (read: forgot, don't feel bad, we did too) Global VMD Day last month, allow VideoBusiness to bring you up to speed on the plucky red laser HD format. NME thinks with its low production costs and movie prices -- about the same as a standard DVD -- it can move 500,000 of the 1080...

February 8th 2008 at 1:55pm 0 Comments
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In case anyone is still awaiting the entry of a third competitor into the HDM fray, HD VMD announced today at CES that it is finally shipping. At the no longer unprecedented $199 price point, we can order one of PCRush's 10,000 players or from NMEStore.com. All orders in January come with two free m...

January 7th 2008 at 3:19pm 0 Comments
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If you'll recall, New Medium Enterprises proudly announced that it had landed a tried and true US distributor for its HD VMD player way back in February, and now the firm is letting everyone know that PC Rush will be taking delivery of 10,000 multilayer players. Starting next month, the e-tailer wi...

November 28th 2007 at 11:10pm 0 Comments
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Considering that the war between HD DVD and Blu-ray is still raging, we'd really be hesitant to jump on board NME's bandwagon. Nevertheless, New Medium Enterprises' proprietary HD VMD players are starting to show up for under two Benjamins, but of course, there's only a handful of notable films ava...

October 9th 2007 at 6:52pm 0 Comments
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Considering that the war between HD DVD and Blu-ray is still raging, we'd really be hesitant to jump on board NME's bandwagon. Nevertheless, New Medium Enterprises' proprietary HD VMD players are starting to show up for under two Benjamins, but of course, there's only a handful of notable films ava...

October 9th 2007 at 6:52pm 0 Comments
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New Medium Enterprises has been trying to get its VMD platform for high def optical discs out the door since late 2004, but we haven't heard much solid. In the grand tradition of vaporous, cut-rate consumer electronics, NME's publishing some puffy PR with terms like "The New Definition of High Defi...

August 30th 2007 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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New Medium Enterprises has been trying to get its VMD platform for high def optical discs out the door since late 2004, but we haven't heard much solid. In the grand tradition of vaporous, cut-rate consumer electronics, NME's publishing some puffy PR with terms like "The New Definition of High Def...

August 30th 2007 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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Everyone's favorite third high definition disc format got a boost today as it announced deals with six Indian film distributors. When the first HD VMD player launches in January of next year, it will be available with a bundle of 10 high definition Bollywood movies for $299 through various Indian r...

December 5th 2006 at 11:35am 0 Comments