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Michael Eisner


Eisner to Keynote ‘Variety’ Summit

September 08, 2010

Entertainment industry veteran Michael Eisner will headline as a keynoter at Variety’s Entertainment and Technology Summit Oct. 18 at the Loews Santa Monica Hotel in Santa Monica, Calif.



LG Launches THX-Certified 3DTV

September 08, 2010

LG Electronics said Sept. 8 that it has launched the first 3DTV to earn certification from audio/visual technology company THX.



Entone Offers Web VOD Solution

September 08, 2010

Technology company Entone has launched a Web VOD application that IPTV service providers can use to offer services such as Vudu to their customers.



‘Chitty Chitty Bang Bang’ Going Blu

September 08, 2010

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) Home Entertainment will release family classic Chitty Chitty Bang Bang for the first time on Blu-ray Disc Nov. 2.


Alice in Wonderland


Disney, Sony Partner for Blu-ray 3D Marketing Efforts

September 07, 2010

Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Sony Electronics Sept. 7 said they are partnering for consumer and retail education, promotion and marketing support of in-home 3D devices and content, including box office hit Alice in Wonderland, which will be released on 3D Blu-ray Disc this fall.


redbox


Redbox Doubling Up on Kiosk Locations

September 07, 2010

Seeking to double the market penetration of DVD rental kiosks to 60,000 units, Redbox has quietly been adding a second unit at current kiosk locations.


google


Google TV Coming This Fall

September 07, 2010

Google TV will launch in America with three devices this fall, and the company intends to take it worldwide in 2011, company CEO Dr. Eric Schmidt said Sept. 7.



CEA: 3DTV Off to Slow Start

September 07, 2010

Price and wearing glasses are the two biggest things standing between 3DTVs and mass consumer adoption of the technology, according to a report by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA).


MobiTV


MobiTV to Showcase Multiscreen Service

September 07, 2010

Mobile video technology company MobiTV Sept. 7 said it will bow technology that allows users to watch, pause and play video content between multiple devices.



Rentrak Adds Goldfarb

September 07, 2010

Digital media measurement company Rentrak has named Evan Goldfarb SVP of agency sales for the company's Advanced Media and Information (AMI) division.






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