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The Digital Entertainment Group has announced plans to give away free movies when you buy an UltraViolet compatible device. If you buy a Smart TV from one of the following brands, you'll get ten free movies accessible anywhere UltraViolet titles work; including CinemaNow, Flixster, Nook and VUDU....

January 9th 2013 at 11:26am 0 Comments
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The Digital Entertainment Group posted its third quarter numbers and digital distribution was up 23 percent, and accounted for an all time high of 13.5 percent of consumer spending on home media. The rise in digital distribution wasn't enough to hold the rest of the home media market flat though as...

October 22nd 2010 at 4:52pm 0 Comments
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For most 2009 was a bad year for business, but the first quarter of 2010 was still worse for the home media market by 8 percent according to the Digital Entertainment Group. Obviously the home media market is highly dependent on the movies released in the theater a few months before, but the studios...

April 18th 2010 at 8:31pm 0 Comments
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No matter what the benchmark, when you increase the number of households with a Blu-ray player up 76 percent, to 17 million, that's a good year. So what if it is was one of the worst economic times in US history, and that overall home media sales were down 13.7 percent -- not even Blu-ray could fe...

January 18th 2010 at 5:07pm 0 Comments
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Remember back in May when Blu-ray sales were reportedly up 72 percent for 2009? Turns out the high definition disc business is doing even better than that. The Digital Entertainment Group is reporting a 91 percent sales increase year-on-year, totaling $407 million, for the first six months of this...

July 16th 2009 at 5:54pm 0 Comments
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Remember back in May when Blu-ray sales were reportedly up 72 percent for 2009? Turns out the high definition disc business is doing even better than that. The Digital Entertainment Group is reporting a 91 percent sales increase year-on-year, totaling $407 million, for the first six months of this...

July 16th 2009 at 5:54pm 0 Comments
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The Digital Entertainment Group released a few numbers from 2008 that caught our attention. The most notable is that while the shipment of DVD units -- whatever that means -- was down almost 15 percent in 2008 to 1.4 Billion, Blu-ray shipments were up 250% to 63.2 million. Overall this still only wo...

January 8th 2009 at 3:43am 0 Comments
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Billed as a one-day summit for Blu-ray developers, marketers and producers, Blu-con 1.0 will feature "experts" (whether that includes the many people who have so thoughtfully and eloquently shared their opinions in our comments since the start of the format war we have not been able to determine) di...

October 2nd 2008 at 8:14am 0 Comments
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Even as Blu-ray celebrates the future, our present format leader, DVD, had a noticeable sales slippage in 2007. Following a slide in the amount of DVD player sales this should surprise no one, but may give insight to Warner Bros. reasoning in abandoning its dual-format release schedule. A drop in U....

January 7th 2008 at 8:46pm 0 Comments
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As much as we like to argue debate HD DVD Vs. Blu-ray or LCD Vs. Plasma, we are all on the same page when it comes to HD. Some think that it's important for consumers to understand HD, but understanding a technology and seeing the value in a technology are not necessarily the same thing. Either way;...

September 16th 2006 at 6:26pm 0 Comments