Rimage Blu Lock Improves Blu-ray Disc Security Against Piracy

Blu-ray Discs At Risk Since the introduction of Blu-ray discs in 2006, piracy has been an issue that producers of the technology and the content were highly sensitive to. DVDs used a technology called Content Scramble System (CSS) to protect against piracy, but that format was easily beaten due to compressing and ripping software combined [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]