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Jon Iverson Posted: Feb 04, 2001 0 comments

According to a new report from market research company <A HREF="http://www.instat.com">Cahners In-Stat Group</A>, DVD sales will reach new heights over the next several years. Cahners points out that the DVD market has grown from nothing in 1996 to more than 28 million units expected to ship worldwide in 2001, and it estimates that sales will exceed 60 million units in 2004.

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SV Staff Posted: Jun 06, 2008 0 comments
Remember that scene from Network, with people hanging out of their windows screaming, "I'm mad as hell and I'm not gonna take it anymore!" Apparently, the people of Los Angeles took that to heart. The city of Los Angeles is suing Time...
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Feb 27, 2009 0 comments
Responding to rumors that it may pull out of plasma manufacturing, LG reaffirmed its commitment to the category in a press release issued today. In its entirety, it says:
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 10, 2009 0 comments
If there was an audio-themed superhero, this would be his costume. ThinkGeek's Personal Soundtrack Shirt slaps a speaker squarely on your chest, so you can simultaneously exude fashion sense and decibels. At $40, the shirt might seem pricey for...
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Barry Willis Posted: Aug 01, 1998 0 comments

The Internet is "more than a marketing medium---it's a revenue stream," says <A HREF="http://www.newlinecinema.com/">New Line Cinema</A>'s Gordon Paddison, one of a growing army of Hollywood promoters who are using the Internet to build interest in current films as well as those that are about to be released. Paddison has run several promotions on <A HREF="http://www.yahoo.com/">Yahoo.com</A> that have lured thousands of customers into theaters to redeem coupons available only on the Web.

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Jamie Sorcher Posted: Jan 31, 2012 0 comments
It is the most high-tech pigskin playoff yet, and it might be the event that truly marks the debut of social TV.

This year’s SuperBowl is the first to be streamed live online and wirelessly to select mobile phones, so no matter where you are (maybe you've been sent for more beer or ice!), you can stream the game to your PC, tablet, or smartphone and not miss a moment of the action.

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 09, 2007 0 comments
Can't find some prominent music releases on MVI, Blu-ray, HD DVD, and CD that we previewed recently? The dates, they keep a-changin': Donald Fagen: Nightfly Trilogy (Reprise/ Rhino). Originally conceived as a three-MVI set for release on...
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Wes Phillips Posted: Feb 23, 1998 0 comments

V<I>al Kilmer, Elizabeth Shue, Rade Serbedzjia. Directed by Phillip Noyce. Aspect ratio: 1.85:1. Dolby Digital. 118 minutes. 1997. CLV. Paramount Home Video LV335363-WS. PG-13. $39.95.</I>

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SV Staff Posted: Nov 07, 2007 0 comments
Yes, a belated "Happy Birthday!" to the landmark musical by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. At this very moment, I happen to be sitting directly across the street from the Winter Garden Theatre, where West Side Story opened on...
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HT Staff Posted: Jun 04, 2013 0 comments
Westone, a Colorado Springs-based company specializing in high-performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, today introduced the water-resistant Adventure Series Alpha earphones for active users.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 03, 2008 0 comments
What did you get your dad for Father's Day this year? Another crappy tie? Ugly coffee mug? Electric shaver? Wouldn't you like to know exactly what dear old dad wants? Circuit City did just that. They surveyed 4,100 fathers, and the results are...
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Wes Phillips Posted: Jun 06, 1999 0 comments

W<I>arren Beatty, Halle Berry, Don Cheadle, Oliver Platt, Paul Sorvino, Jack Warren, Isaiah Washington. Directed by Warren Beatty. Aspect ratio: 1:85:1. Dolby Digital. 108 minutes. 1998. 20th Century Fox 4110398. Rated R. $34.98.</I>

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SV Staff Posted: Oct 10, 2008 0 comments
Our good buddy, Pete Pachal, over at DVICE, makes a good point. In spite of technological prowess coming out the wazoo everywhere else, television companies just can't seem to figure out aspect ratios. Back in the day, it was pretty simple. When...
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Posted: Oct 30, 2005 0 comments

<I>UAV</I> readers have been flooded with so much news lately about the transition to HDTV- with respect to both the HD DVD vs. Blu-ray format war, and this country's transition to digital TV broadcast- that I almost feel bad bringing this one up. But it's true- in late October Warner Bros. began field trials of digital cinema presentations in Japan featuring so-called 4K resolution, which is, gulp, an image with a pixel count of 4096x2160.

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Posted: Oct 29, 2006 0 comments

Now that the HD transition is finally kicking into gear friends and colleagues who have been around long enough to know that something new is always around the corner have asked, what comes after high-definition? And answer of course, is higher-definition.

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