Mitsubishi HDTVs Come Vudu-Enabled3 Sep, 2009 By: Chris Tribbey
Two 1080p Mitsubishi HDTV models shipping in September will be enabled with VOD content service Vudu, right our of the box, the companies announced Sept. 3.
The Unisen Diamond LCD models LT-46249 and LT-52249 also will include two months of free service from Vudu, to give consumers a taste of the 16,000-title service, the companies said.
“We are always looking to elevate the large screen experience for consumers, and the Mitsubishi Vudu-enabled TVs will combine unprecedented HD program choice with unparalleled picture performance,” said Frank DeMartin, VP of marketing for Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America. “Owners of Unisen Diamond Immersive Sound TV’s will now have convenient access to high quality entertainment content.”
The HDTVs come equipped with 16 speakers, and starting later in September consumers will be able to access YouTube, Picasa, Pandora, Flickr and more than 80 channels of VOD TV via Vudu on the TVs.
“Vudu’s extensive HD library of newly released Hollywood titles provides the perfect entertainment solution for the Unisen Diamond LCD TVs,” said Vudu CEO Alain Rossmann. “Through this collaboration with Mitsubishi, we are expanding the reach of the Vudu service to a broad new segment of consumers, providing an outstanding movie-watching experience.”