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2008-12-15 23:01:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- VUDU today took a major step forward in bringing the Web into the living room by launching the VUDU RIA (Rich Internet Application) platform, a standards-based platform that brings Web-hosted rich applications and services to consumer appliances such as the popular VUDU Internet movie player. VUDU RIA combines the openness and ease of development of Web applications, lightweight hardware requirements compatible with today's consumer Internet...

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2008-11-25 11:10:00

Blockbuster on Tuesday released details of a new digital media player that will give consumers the ability to rent movies and TV shows from their home television set. The player, made by San Jose-based 2Wire Inc., is built on the same concept as storage devices made by Apple Inc. and Vudu Inc. With Blockbuster OnDemand, customers will be able to rent and download high-definition movies to their TVs via broadband connections for $1.99. Consumers have 30 days to watch a film once it is...

2008-10-20 09:00:23

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Following on the heels of a successful launch of HDX, the highest quality on-demand HD format available anywhere on cable, satellite, broadcast, or the Internet, VUDU announced today that it has reached an additional noteworthy industry milestone. The company now has more than 1,000 professional home installation companies in its national distribution network. "HDX is rapidly becoming the solution of choice for HD home theater enthusiasts...

2008-10-02 09:00:15

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Oct. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- VUDU Inc., a leading provider of digital technologies and services that deliver Internet entertainment to consumers' HDTVs and Home Theaters, today unveiled HDX, a groundbreaking video format that for the first time enables the viewing of Internet-delivered movie content in full High Definition 1080p format optimized for 40 inch and larger HDTVs and Home Theaters. HDX delivers the highest quality available from any Internet, broadcast, cable, or...

2008-09-16 18:00:15

More than 6,000 movies and TV shows can now be watched for free on the Internet Movie Database Web site, InformationWeek reported Tuesday. Content provided by CBS, Hulu.com, Sony Pictures Television and hundreds of independent filmmakers now comprise the catalog of the popular movie information site, which is a subsidiary of Amazon.com. "We're excited to offer our users a simple online experience to watch full-length movies and TV episodes for free," Col Needham, founder and managing...

2008-09-03 12:00:13

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- TelcoTV, the premier meeting place for the massive convergence of the entertainment and communications markets, today announces the keynote speaker lineup for its annual conference to be held November 11-13 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Orange County, California. TelcoTV 2008 keynote speakers include: -- Dan York, EVP, Content, AT&T; -- Eric Bruno, SVP, Consumer Product Management & Development, Verizon; -- Mark Jung, CEO,...

2008-08-13 09:00:42

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- VUDU, the company that brings instant access to 1080p HD entertainment to the living room, today announced a summer movie extravaganza that will let viewers rent recent blockbuster hits and cinematic classics for just 99 cents from VUDU's groundbreaking service. Extended Rental for $0.99: Starting immediately, the VUDU service will allow viewers to renew any standard definition video rental for just 99 cents within seven days of first viewing a...

2008-08-05 09:00:47

CHATSWORTH, Calif., Aug. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- AVN Media Network, the largest and best known authority on the adult entertainment industry, today announced its partnership with VUDU, the award-winning on-demand set-top box and service. "The AVN Adult Channel on VUDU is more than an inventory of adult movie titles. It's a shared passion for creating a unique consumer experience through technology and innovation. The partnership has created an entirely new platform from which adult movies can be...

2008-08-04 18:00:34

By ROGER BULL The separation between technologies are always fading. Get the Internet on your phone, watch TV on your computer. Now it's getting easier to bring movies in on the Internet, through your computer and watch them on your TV. Roku is the latest company to offer a way to do that. Now, it just plays movies from Netflix, though a spokesman said more providers will be added. You have to have a Netflix subscription, a computer with a high- speed Internet connection and, of course,...

2008-06-18 09:00:28

The Netflix Player by Roku is the latest effort to bring Internet movies to the masses. Right off the bat, the Roku (roku.com) has two big advantages over its competitors: its price and size. It costs $100 (compared with $300 for Vudu and $230 for Apple TV and it's about the size of a stack of four or five CD cases, so it doesn't take up precious real estate in your entertainment center. But don't be fooled by its stature. The Roku packs every possible connection port you need to hook it...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'