UltraViolet Format Makes its Debut

The past decade has been a turbulent one for the movie industry as it struggles with the convergence of physical content and digital entertainment. Peer-to-peer file sharing, high-profile lawsuits, and the global market for pirated content have made movie studios more vigilant than ever about protecting their films. Now, a new platform called UltraViolet may […]

Streaming vs. Blu-ray: The Battle for Movie Quality

The market for online video services is heating up with major players including Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon all competing with each other. These Streaming Video-on-Demand services offer a catalog of popular movies and TV shows for a monthly fee. With millions of households signing up for these streaming video services, why would anyone stick with […]

Blu-ray Security: A Cause for Concern?

Blu-ray is the preferred home movie format for consumers because of its amazing picture and sound quality. Movie studios love Blu-ray discs because they contain strong anti-piracy technologies that prevent people from making illegal copies of HD movies. However, recent developments have caused the security of the Blu-ray format to come under scrutiny. It wasn’t […]

California Cracks Down on CD/DVD Piracy with SB550

The State of California is famous for many things: beautiful beaches, expensive real estate, and Hollywood films. California is also a hotspot for piracy, at least according to the latest allegations from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA). Movie and recording industry associations have spent the […]

What’s the Difference Between DVD Replication and Blu-ray Replication?

At first glance, a DVD disc and a Blu-ray disc look almost identical. They are the same size, shape, and very close in weight. They both store movies which can be played back on a computer, game console, or home theater system. Both DVD and Blu-ray discs can also be used for storing computer data […]