Sunday, June 25, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Parts of Windows 10 Source Code Leaked Online
Hackers Attacked U.K. Parliament
Google Promises to Stop Reading Your Emails in Gmail
BlackBerry's Software and Services Sales Fell in Q1
Handsets Expected to be Largest Market for ICs
G.SKILL Announces New DDR4 for the Intel X299 HEDT Platform
Toshiba Open to Further Talks With Western Digital About Chip Unit Sale
Foxconn Confirms US Investment Plan
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Amazon ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, February 08, 2007
Amazon to Deliver Movies to TiVo boxes


Amazon and TiVo said they were launching a service to deliver films and television shows bought or rented online directly to television sets.

The US companies are testing an "Amazon Unbox on TiVo" service that lets people select shows or movies at the online retailer's website and have them sent to TiVo subscribers.

The original Amazon Unbox video service, launched in September 2006, lets users download films or television shows to personal computers or mobile devices compatible with Windows Media software.

The new service directs Unbox downloads to TiVo digital recording boxes linked to televisions.

"By teaming up with TiVo, we are offering our customers another great way to watch their Unbox videos," said Amazon vice president Bill Carr.

Studios selling shows or films at Unbox include CBS, Paramount Pictures, Universal, Warner Brothers Entertainment and Lionsgate, according to Amazon.

Unbox on TiVo is being tested by a group of TiVo subscribers and will "be available soon," the companies said in a joint release.

"TiVo is taking the best way to watch TV and making it the best way to get popular movies and television shows from major Hollywood studios," said TiVo chief executive Tom Rogers.

"Now, TiVo subscribers can rent and purchase movies and TV shows and download them to their television set -- all without leaving their homes."

Founded in 1997, the digital television recording pioneer has had skyrocketing success with its set-top service which enables viewers to automatically record programming, skipping over commercial breaks.


Previous
Next
Samsung Unveils Ultra Smart F700        All News        Massive Hacker Attack Slows Internet
IFPI and Sandisk Chairmen Criticize Apple's Stance on DRM     General Computing News      Massive Hacker Attack Slows Internet

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Amazon Prime Wardrobe Lets You 'try-before-you-buy' Clothes
Amazon is Making Strong Move into Groceries With $13.7 billion Acquisition of Whole Foods
Amazon Introduces New Amazon Fire 7 and Fire HD 8 with Amazon Alexa
New Amazon Fire TV Edition Smart TVs Launch From Element Electronics and Westinghouse
Amazon's New Echo Adds a Touchscreen and Video Calling
Amazon Dominates the Voice-controlled Speaker Market
European Commission Accepts Commitments from Amazon on e-books
AWS Makes Amazon Lex Chatbot Available to Everyone
Amazon Releases Parental Control Tools For Fire Tablets
Amazon Strengthens Middle East e-Commerce Presence With Acquisition Of SOUQ.com
Amazon Delivers Echo Data in Murder Case
Europe Seeks Feedback on Commitments Offered by Amazon in e-book Investigation

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .