The Future Is Streaming In Your Home

If there was any doubt that streaming media was the next step in the evolution of home entertainment, that uncertainty should be completely dispelled by now. Streaming is no longer the purview of first-adopters, or even early adopters — it’s mainstream AND Main Street. The statistics about household/market penetration are compelling and recently passed what […]

Blockbuster Bids Farewell

Blockbuster, as a physical presence, finally threw in the proverbial towel and has called it quits. Home Media Magazine reports that plans are in place to close the last remaining brick-n-mortar stores by the end of the year. The brand will continue to live on, however, as Blockbuster@Home through parent company Dish Network. It’s an […]

Report from the Digital Media Pipeline 2013

One of the chief messages of the day, a common theme which seemed to inform every panel, every discussion and every presentation — Change is constant. And change in the world of content delivery, whether that was movies, games, or television shows, presents both challenges AND opportunities for studios, distributors, technology partners and filmmakers alike. […]

Managing a Cornucopia of Entertainment Choices

Christmas brought a bit of a tech upgrade at mi casa. Twas a long time coming… I finally knuckled down and hooked up the Roku which I got from FlixFling about a blue moon ago, which meant Hulu+ (for my wife’s Scandal fascination) and my Amazon Prime were quickly inaugurated. Our Apple TV arrived too, […]

A Second Golden Age of Television…Delivered Digitally

Fast on the tail of the WSJ article about Binge TV viewing comes another TV-viewing-related news item in which Neilsen reports that Netflix customers are increasingly likely to be using the service to watch television series rather than movies. “Nineteen percent of survey respondents said they prefer to use Netflix for TV programming, an 8% […]

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