UltraViolet-enabled titles are at nearly 9,000. Today there are approximately 11 million consumer UltraViolet accounts, up about 2 million since the Consumer Electronics Show in January. And, according to one studio’s research, awareness of the feature keeps growing, with UltraViolet a positive influence for consumers deciding whether or not to purchase home entertainment.
Redbox parent Coinstar and Netflix cracked research firm SNL Kagan’s annual list of Top 25 media companies in 2012. The Walt Disney Co. again ranked first in net income and operating revenue despite enduring box office flop 'John Carter.'
The release of 2000’s 'The Emperor’s New Groove,' 2001’s 'Atlantis: The Lost Empire' and 2002’s 'Lilo & Stitch' will mean that 35 of the 52 films in the Walt Disney Animation Studios canon will have been released in high-definition.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment and Redbox have agreed to extend their DVD rental arrangement through the end of 2014. The extension keeps new-release discs from the studio on a 28-day embargo for the kiosk operator.