Kaleidescape Cinema One Offers Blu-ray Home Server

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Kaleidescape Cinema OneUnless you belong to the rich and the famous, owning a home cinema system may not be one of your priorities. It used to be expensive and the truth is it still is. But if you have the money and you love movies, and if you have a lot of time to watch all those films, then by all means, go ahead and spend. There may be a way you can save though. If you are familiar with Kaleidescape, it’ll be nice for you to know more about the Kaleidescape Cinema One, a rather more approachable offering from the brand that’s been in the industry for years now.

The Kaleidescape Cinema One is a Blu-ray home server that allows storage of up to 600 DVD-quality movies or 100 Blu-ray quality films. Now if that’s nowhere near enough, you can also have the option to get the DV700 Disc Vault which allows storage of up to 320 Blu-ray discs. I wonder where you will get the time to watch all those though.

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Store 360 TB On Five-Dimensional Glass Disc Memory

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5d-optical-storageMost technology products from today would have no doubt been science fiction or crazy talk even just twenty years ago. So it seems for the innovative ideas rolling out of scientific institutions these days with their promise of everlasting data and even wireless charging. Well, a group of scientists from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom may have just stumbled across a more credibly science fiction-like claim. The scientists at that particular English university have allegedly created five-dimensional glass discs capable of storing enormous amounts of data for a limitless amount of time (in short, no expiry date).

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UltraViolet Debuts in Germany and France

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ultraviolet_germany-franceUltraViolet is moving in once again. The online streaming content service has already established a considerable customer base in the US, Canada, Ireland, Australia, and the UK. Eager for more, it looks about ready in gearing up to conquer Western Europe. According to recent news, UltraViolet will be opening new markets in both France and Germany sometime late September.

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EMA Reports Blu-ray Sales Increased 10%

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EMALogoThough it can be argued that CDs and DVDs are still continuing on a downward plunge, Blu-ray is holding its own and has even increased in sales despite belief that digital content is now taking over the world. According to the Entertainment Merchants Association’s (EMA) recent report on Blu-ray disc sales, the optical media format has actually enjoyed an increase of 10% in sales throughout last year, 2012.

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Is UltraViolet a Success?

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UltraVioletUltraViolet’s “anytime, anywhere” mantra promises consumers the freedom to do with their digital content as they please. As a matter of fact, the online content streaming service allows users to access their content on a number of devices, even simultaneously, as long as those devices are UltraViolet-enabled and are linked to the user’s UV account. Taken from this perspective, it seems that UltraViolet has actually done a lot in terms of opening up the possibilities of what users can do with their digital content. From this perspective, users can confidently state that, yes, UltraViolet has been a success. But there are a few factors, once viewed from a different angle, that lead to one distinct question: is UltraViolet truly a success in terms of its capacity to offer true content freedom?

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