San Antonio — The Progressive Retailers Organization was at the Westin La Cantera Hill Coun
Sony Electronics and Sony Pictures have teamed up to make animated box office hit “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” available to rent exclusively by owners of Sony networked Bravia HDTVs and Blu-ray Disc players as a streaming title for four weeks prior to the general DVD retail release.
Looking to drive adoption of its many Blu-ray Disc players and movies through the holiday selling season, executives from Sony Electronics and Sony Pictures staged an elaborate showcase here last month for key products and releases.
Central to the messages of both Sony divisions was the arrival of new broadband-connected BD-Live interactive extra content that is included on such key new Blu-ray Disc releases as the following:
The Blu-ray Disc Association greeted the dawning of the 3D age at International CES by celebrating the strong adoption rate of the Blu-ray format, and by pointing out that more than 20 2D and 3D Blu-ray Disc products were being introduced by manufacturers.
The group also launched here a new 3D Blu-ray logo that will help consumers quickly discern 3D-capable Blu-ray players from 2D-only versions.