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New York – The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) and the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) announced today a new collaboration to help develop and promote Ultra HD televisions and compatible products as well as 4K content for the home entertainment industries.
The announcement came during the TWICE/CEA Ultra HD Conference today at CES Unveiled New York.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Los Angeles — A consortium of major Hollywood studios announced Wednesday the adoption of new terminology — Digital HD and Digital — to refer to digital versions of filmed entertainment and television content across all consumer communication.
The announcement was made by the DEG: Digital Entertainment Group, which said, “The new positioning enhances the value of digital home entertainment offerings and brings consistency to the way digital products are marketed to consumers.”
Los Angeles – Amy Jo Smith has been promoted to president of the digital entertainment industry promotion group the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG), the now 17-year-old association revealed last week.
Smith’s new title reflects “increasing responsibilities as the industry accelerates its transition to emerging technologies that further enhance the consumer entertainment experience,” the DEG said in a statement.
Los Angeles — The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) reports that overall spending on home entertainment was up 2 percent in the first half of 2013.
In DEG’s “Mid-Year 2013 Home Entertainment Report,” compiled by its members’ tracking sources and retail input, Blu-ray Disc sales were up 15 percent year on year while electronic sell-through was up 50 percent
Los Angeles — The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) announced Wednesday the incoming board members and officers for its 17th year of promoting content and technologies for the home entertainment industry.
The DEG’s voting member companies recently elected a new board of directors to serve for the 2013 to 2014 fiscal year (Aug. 1 to July 31).
New to the board are Sofia Chang of HBO Home Entertainment, Tom McDonough of Intel Media Services and Darren Stupak of Sony Music Entertainment.
Los Angeles — Kaleidescape, the high-end home entertainment server company that employs a controversial disc-to-hard drive transfer system, has joined the multi-industry Digital Entertainment Group (DEG), the group said Thursday.
Founded in 2001, Kaleidescape established the movie server category. Their systems have been installed in more than 11,000 homes and are sold by more than 1,750 premium A/V integrators worldwide, the company said.
Los Angeles – The first quarter of 2013 may not have been a growth bonanza for many consumer electronics categories, but it appears to have treated the content industry well.
The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) reported increases in both digital and physical home entertainment media sales during the period.
Los Angeles – The entertainment industry promotional body the Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) said Monday it added four new members: Allied Vaughn, Entertainment One, Intel and M-Go.
The companies represent a range of cross-sectors serving the home entertainment industry — from on-demand manufacturing, film and television content distribution, mobile and communications products and technologies to digital entertainment delivery services.
LAS VEGAS — The Digital Entertainment Group, a CE and Hollywood studios-backed home video promotions group, revealed during this week’s International CES that after seven straight years of declines, U.S. home video revenue showed growth from the prior year.
The group cited market research showing a 0.23 percent increase, to $18 billion in the year, following multiple years of shrinking revenue brought on by the declining growth of the aging DVD format. In fact, annual home video revenue dropped $4 billion between 2004 and 2011.
Los Angeles – Blu-ray Discs, electronic sell-through (EST) and video-on-demand (VOD) all registerd the home entertainment industry’s highest growth margin marks for the third quarter 2012, according to a study released Friday by the Digital Entertainment Group.
The home entertainment industry’s promotions group said Blu-ray, EST and VOD all saw material increases as overall consumer spending on home entertainment content remained stable with a 0.24 percent increase compared with the third quarter of 2011.