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Sony: Strong indications for UltraViolet in France, Germany

Sony: Strong indications for UltraViolet in France, Germany | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Following the announcement that digital content ownership ecosystem UltraViolet is set to launch in France and Germany later in the year, a senior executive at Sony, one of its main backers, has suggested its take-up in those territories will be good.

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UltraViolet plans more EU launches, hits back at critics

UltraViolet plans more EU launches, hits back at critics | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Ultraviolet is gearing up for more European deployments, with the body behind the service also hitting back at claims that it is complicated and not customer-friendly. 

Speaking to DTVE, Mark Teitell, the general manager of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) – the consortium behind UltraViolet – said that even though Ultraviolet launched in the UK in late 2011 it was “still early days” and that the next stage of growth would follow when a big retailer adopts the technology.

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CES 2013 : L’EST ET ULTRAVIOLET DÉCOLLENT AUX ETATS-UNIS

CES 2013 : L’EST ET ULTRAVIOLET DÉCOLLENT AUX ETATS-UNIS | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Le CES 2012 avait été l’occasion pour les promoteurs du standard Ultra-Violet d’effectuer le lancement commercial de celui-ci, le CES 2013 est aujourd’hui l’occasion d’un premier bilan un an plus tard. Indéniablement, Ultra-Violet est en très bonne route vers le succès, tant d’un point de vue BtoC avec des comptes ouverts en forte croissance que d’un point de vue BtoB avec des partenariats toujours plus nombreux. La croissance de 35% des ventes de contenus dématérialisés est un signe de la bonne santé de ce créneau.

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Redbox boost for UltraViolet

Redbox boost for UltraViolet | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

US disc and game rental operation Redbox, a wholly owned subsidiary of Coinstar and Warner Bros. Home Entertainment have signed a multi-year agreement to bring Warner Bros.’ Blu-ray Disc and DVD titles to Redbox kiosks 28 days after their retail release dates.


In addition, Redbox announced plans to join the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) and has agreed to promote UltraViolet through a programme of mutually agreed-upon promotions and marketing tactics designed to help retail customers discover UltraViolet.

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Panelists Mull What’s Next for UltraViolet

Panelists Mull What’s Next for UltraViolet | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Going back a year, when UltraViolet was first launched, Mark Teitell couldn’t have guessed where the service would be today.

 

Now?

 

“So far, so good,” the GM and executive director of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) said Oct. 17 at Digital Hollywood.

 

Next for UltraViolet is the completion and launch of the service’s common file format (CFF). Once UltraViolet’s CFF is finalized, UltraViolet files downloaded are expected to work across platforms and devices, instead of each retailer having different files for their service.

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Ultraviolet launching in Germany and France

Ultraviolet launching in Germany and France | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

UltraViolet is set to launch in Germany and France beginning September 30.

Speaking to Handelsblatt, David Bishop, president, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, said the introduction campaign will be spearheaded by the James Bond title Skyfall and other blockbusters from the studios that are backing UltraViolet.

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UltraViolet: the next steps

UltraViolet: the next steps | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

UltraViolet will be launched in France and Germany by the end of Q3 this year, according to Mark Teitell, general manager and executive director, Digital Entertainment Content System (DECE).

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UltraViolet Marches Onward, But Can it Succeed?

UltraViolet Marches Onward, But Can it Succeed? | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

While the last official news from the UltraViolet website is from August 15th of this year, there was aninteresting panel last week and some interesting support statements from the BBC, Fox and Barnes and Noble the previous week. The title count is supposed to be above 7,000 now, available to more than 5 million consumer accounts through Wal-mart/Vudu and Flixster (as well as the studios’ own title websites), with promises to be available soon on the Nook and M-GO.


But is this enough for success?

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UltraViolet Marches Onward, But Can it Succeed?

UltraViolet Marches Onward, But Can it Succeed? | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

While the last official news from the UltraViolet website is from August 15th of this year, there was aninteresting panel last week and some interesting support statements from the BBC, Fox and Barnes and Noble the previous week. The title count is supposed to be above 7,000 now, available to more than 5 million consumer accounts through Wal-mart/Vudu and Flixster (as well as the studios’ own title websites), with promises to be available soon on the Nook and M-GO.


But is this enough for success?

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