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DVD is an optical disc storage format, invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995. DVDs offer higher storage capacity than Compact Discs while having the same dimensions.
Pre-recorded DVDs are mass-produced using molding machines that physically stamp data onto the DVD. Such discs are known as DVD-ROM, because data can only be read and not written nor erased. Blank recordable DVD discs (DVD-R and DVD+R) can be recorded once using a DVD recorder and then func...

Computer-based Video Consumption Climbed 157% in Past Five Years

Computer based Video Consumption Climbed 157% in Past Five Years

Five years on, computer-based video consumption is going big time. We all knew it would. Nielsen provides some nice insight into not only who is watching it but also on what device and a bit of what kind of content they're watching. So jump on and enjoy the ride.

The Official YouTube DVD Collection: Get The Magic of Online Video, Offline

The Official YouTube DVD Collection: Get The Magic of Online Video, Offline

In a huge step for the industry today, YouTube announced perhaps the boldest new innovation for the online video industry since its start....The ability to watch and collect your favorite online videos, offline, on DVD. That's right.  Even though people are starting to watch videos online and ...

Streaming Video On-Demand to be King of Entertainment as Disc Fall?

Streaming Video On Demand to be King of Entertainment as Disc Fall?

The tipping point is rapidly approaching as we, as a society, are ready to flip from a physical rental society to a digital delivery society. According to Rentrak and Screen Digest anyway, who say that it might not be too long before online streaming tops ...

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Greed & The Crumbling Dream Of A Video Promised Land

Danny Sullivan is a pretty smart dude. If you're not familiar with him, it probably means you haven't dabbled much in SEO. And when he wrote yesterday about paying Rupert Murdoch three times for the same piece of content, it really got me fired up. ...

Hollywood's Ultraviolet Picks Up First Major Distributor: Amazon

Hollywoods Ultraviolet Picks Up First Major Distributor: Amazon

I would consider myself to be cautiously optimistic about Ultraviolet--Hollywood's big gamble on digital movies. The service would provide a digital locker that consumers can "fill" with movie purchases, while the films themselves live in the cloud. I'm optimistic because I'm ready for digital media, ...

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up - 2012 Edition

The Weekly Online Video News Round Up   2012 Edition

After a week or two off for the holidays, we're back with the first online video news round up of the new year. What were the biggest stories in video over the first week of 2012--what were you talking about? In our collection, we've got ...

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Digital Media

In part 3 of our series on selling video, we're going to look at digital media (you can catch up on our introduction to the series here or Part 2, Pros & Cons of Physical Media, here). While there are still plenty of valid reasons ...

Watch It Button Will Revolutionize How You Watch Movies

Watch It Button Will Revolutionize How You Watch Movies

Plexus Entertainment has looked at the Internet and has said, "If there was only a way people could read a review or watch a trailer for a movie and then click a simple button to be notified when and where that movie becomes available on ...

UltraViolet Expands Service to UK

UltraViolet Expands Service to UK

UltraViolet is now rapidly picking up steam. Nearly every time a movie hits disc, it's in a triple pack with DVD, Blu-Ray and UV digital version. Now, it's ready to invade the shores of the UK and start offering our friends on the island nation ...

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Physical Media

Selling Video Online: The Pros & Cons Of Choosing Physical Media

After taking a week off for the Thanksgiving holiday, we return with part two of our four-part series on selling video. You can catch up on Part 1 here if you missed it. When you're selling video online, there are really only two main options: ...

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