UltraViolet archive

  • Best Buy CinemaNow Disc to Digital pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    Best Buy CinemaNow Disc to Digital pictures and hands-on

    By 14 January 2013

    One of Rovi's major announcements at CES in Las Vegas this year was that DivX Plus Streaming digital rights management has been approved for UltraViolet use. This allows several of Rovi's back-end entertainment delivery services to add UV compatibility,...

  • Free UltraViolet movies to be bundled with new TVs and Blu-ray decks
    Home Cinema

    Free UltraViolet movies to be bundled with new TVs and Blu-ray decks

    By 9 January 2013

    In order to expedite pick-up for the cloud movie storage service UltraViolet, the Digital Entertainment Group has announced that free films will be given away with new TVs and Blu-ray players released by the major manufacturers. UltraViolet is a central...

  • What is UltraViolet? And how to use it
    Online

    What is UltraViolet? And how to use it

    By 10 December 2012

    You might already own a Blu-ray Disc or DVD with the UltraViolet logo on it or there might be movies on your Christmas list that will come with it. Designed to bring you even more formats on which to view your movie purchase, UltraViolet is an added bonus...

  • Nook Video launches in UK, first to include UltraViolet
    Tablets

    Nook Video launches in UK, first to include UltraViolet

    By 10 December 2012

    Nook Video, Barnes & Noble's cloud movie and TV show service, has gone live in the UK for the Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets. The company also plans to introduce apps for other platforms - including iPad and Android - that will also be able to access users'...

  • M-GO digital locker wants to control all your media
    Home Cinema

    M-GO digital locker wants to control all your media

    By 16 January 2012

    Technicolor has announced a new digital locker service called M-GO that aims to help you manage your media content, whether it is online, on your computer, or on the TV. The new service, available in the US in spring this year and Internationally (that...

  • UltraViolet gains Amazon support, sees 750,000 sign-ups in 3 months
    Home Cinema

    UltraViolet gains Amazon support, sees 750,000 sign-ups in 3 months

    By 11 January 2012

    UltraViolet has added another string to its bow with the announcement that Amazon has agreed to use the system for online storing and streaming movies. As the largest online retailer this is quite an addition to the UltraViolet system and may help attract...

  • UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5
    Home Cinema

    UltraViolet UK launches with Final Destination 5

    By 9 December 2011

    The "revolutionary new approach to digital entertainment", UltraViolet, has made its way across the pond to the UK and will officially go live on Boxing Day with the launch of Final Destination 5. UltraViolet is a scheme backed by 75 companies ranging...

  • Fox: Apple will adopt Ultraviolet cloud movie format
    Home Cinema

    Fox: Apple will adopt Ultraviolet cloud movie format

    By 15 July 2011

    Ultraviolet, the cloud movie format championed by nigh-on all of the major studios, is "very close" to making its consumer bow. It will undoubtedly be of massive benefit to film fans as it will offer cloud-stored versions of a movie they have bought on...

  • UltraViolet: The industry standard digital locker
    Gaming

    UltraViolet: The industry standard digital locker

    By 21 July 2010

    55 of the leading figures in the digital video market have joined forces to launch UltraViolet - the "revolutionary new approach to digital entertainment". UltraViolet is being set up so people that buy digital video content are able to access their purchases...