WD today announced the new My Passport Cinema 4K Ultra HD (UHD) movie storage device, an easier way to organize, store and enjoy high-definition digital movies and TV shows - including new releases in up to full 4K UHD resolution with high dynamic range (HDR) - on Samsung SUHD TVs and other VIDITY-enabled devices. The new My Passport Cinema drive utilizes VIDITY technology to allow users to experience movies in 4K UHD picture and high-fidelity audio.
VIDITY is the consumer brand created by The Secure Content Storage Association (SCSA), a consortium of companies in the entertainment industry and digital storage space.
Vidity gives consumers the freedom to download and store their movies locally in the highest quality available including 4K Ultra HD with high dynamic range (HDR). It makes it easy and secure to purchase, transfer and view content across all devices. You can watch on any device that is enabled with Vidity technology ? 4K Ultra HD TVs, HD TVs, computers, tablets, smartphones and more.
Users are able to enjoy 8.3 million pixels of entertainment in minutes by plugging in the My Passport Cinema drive into a VIDITY-compatible UHD TV or device and purchasing preloaded movies from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment. Once purchased on the My Passport Cinema drive, the movie can be accessed online or offline on any VIDITY-enabled device such as Samsung?s 2014 HU series 4K UHD TVs and 2015 JU and JS series 4K UHD and SUHD TVs. Users also can download additional titles via M-GO or other VIDITY retailers.
Additionally, from August 16, 2015, to June 30, 2016, a My Passport Cinema drive will be included free with the purchase of Samsung JS9000, JS9100 or JS9500 SUHD TV models. Movies preloaded for purchase during this promotion include: The Maze Runner, Exodus: Gods and Kings, X-Men: Days of the Future Past, The Wolverine, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, The Fault in Our Stars, Let?s Be Cops and The Other Woman.
My Passport Cinema UHD movie storage is available today. The My Passport Cinema UHD movie drive 1 TB capacity has a manufacturer?s suggested retail price (MSRP) of $89.99 and comes with a 1-year limited warranty.