DreamWorks Animation SKG COO Ann Daly, speaking at the company’s analyst and investor day Dec. 11, called the decline in home entertainment “dramatic,” but stressed that her company is weathering the recession better than others.
Distributors and content owners can expect less shelf space from retailers, as well as less time on the shelf for products retailers do feature, according to a home entertainment supply chain report from Futuresource Consulting.
The PlayStation Home Beta service for Sony Computer Entertainment’s PlayStation 3 gaming console launched Dec. 11, giving PS3 users the ability to create avatars, engage in a virtual community and enjoy entertainment content such as mini-games, video content from major studios and special events.
Blu-ray Disc Demystified is an exhaustive tome covering every bit rate and audio codec of the high-definition format. Authored by four Blu-ray technology experts, the book was released in November and retails at $59.95.