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Group Reports Increased Spending For At Home Entertainment
2011-11-01 05:35:12

The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) has announced that third quarter 2011 spending on home electronic entertainment increased for the first time since the first quarter of 2008. This increase marks the continuing stabilization of the entertainment industry and reflects an encouraging shift in the marketplace as entertainment companies move into the all-important fourth quarter. According to the press release, several trends showed a continuing consumer appetite for home entertainment...

2011-09-26 12:00:00

The name Blu-ray Disc (BD) refers to the blue laser used to read the disc, which allows information to be stored at a greater density than possible with red laser technology used for DVDs. The first prototype Blu-ray Discs debuted in October 2000, and the first prototype player was released in Japan in April 2003. Its evolution and development continued until it was officially released in June 2006. New In-Stat (http://www.in-stat.com) research forecasts that the number of Blu-ray player...


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