Kaleidescape Inks Distribution Deal With Sony11 Sep, 2014 By: Erik Gruenwedel
Upscale movie server company Kaleidescape Sept. 11 announced it entered into a license agreement with Sony Pictures Home Entertainment for its movie player, Cinema One.
Kaleidescape said its online store features new recommendation software, as well as a link enabling users to access digital versions (for a fee) of their DVD and Blu-ray Disc collections stored in the cloud. The Kaleidescape Store serves all Kaleidescape Systems in the United States and Canada.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s catalog includes franchises such as "The Amazing Spider-Man," "Men in Black," "The Smurfs" and "Jump Street," as well as classics Lawrence of Arabia, Taxi Driver and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, among others.
The new studio deal brings the total number of titles licensed for the Kaleidescape Store to more than 8,400 movies and 1,000 TV seasons.
“Kaleidescape is an innovative UltraViolet digital retailer, serving a market segment comprised of avid movie collectors,” Jason Spivak, EVP of worldwide digital distribution for Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, said in a statement.