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Since its debut in late 2011, the UltraViolet Platform has been the root of much debate in the video and entertainment industries, with some viewing it as the latest trend for movie-watchers, and others viewing it as a pointless hassle. KIT digital is mostly neutral- but first let us provide some background. The UltraViolet concept itself is simple: Purchase a DVD (which comes specially marked with a digital copy code,) and you will have several ways to view it. This is where the complications start: You have to set up an UltraViolet account and install software on your mobile devices, before being able to watch the movies remotely on any device without the physical DVD. Consumers are able to store and view movies remotely from their ‘digital locker.’ Up to five people can be added to a single account (locker,) and be view/share movies at their convenience. However, the UltraViolet site is considered confusing, often buggy, and it is also … Continue reading
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Check out the interview here from Beet.TV at NAB 2011 with KIT digital’s EVP Marketing, Gannon Hall. Gannon discusses KIT’s acquisition of ioko, and how it complements the company’ move to go beyond the online video sector with a focus on large, complex OTT deployments with major media companies and broadcasters.