What Is VUDU?

Save

The media technology company VUDU Inc. owns VUDU, an online movie rental service. VUDU claims to be the only company offering movies in HDX format--the highest-quality format available for Internet delivery--complete with true, high definition, 1080p resolution and Dolby Digital surround-sound.

VUDU Box

  • The VUDU service originally was available on a proprietary media streaming gadget, the VUDU Box, which could be connected to broadband Internet. More recent developments include applications for televisions and Blu-ray players that allow music on demand and social networking, as well as streaming video.

Marketing

  • In October 2010, VUDU launched an aggressive marketing campaign, offering rental of 4,000 major movies for $2 each. This price applied to users of the VUDU Box as well as televisions and Blu-ray players with streaming support.

Subscription

  • VUDU services are available without subscription. Consumers choose standard or high-definition movies to rent on demand and pay only for what they watch.

References

  • Photo Credit Jupiterimages/Pixland/Getty Images
Promoted By Zergnet

Comments

You May Also Like

  • What Is Internet TV?

    Internet TV is a popular phenomenon among the many fans of television shows. It revolutionizes the way people watch shows because instead...

  • How to Record Vudu on an LG TV

    You need a set-top DVD burner in order to record movies that you buy or rent from the Vudu service available on...

  • How to Watch Full Length Movies Online

    "The answer is 'yes'," said media writer Tom Volotta to the question, "Are movies and TV becoming more like the Internet?". There...

  • How to Capture Streaming Videos to Disk

    When users view streaming video on the Internet, they are watching media as it is being transferred in real time. Streaming videos...

Related Searches

Check It Out

Geek Vs Geek: Robot battles, hoverboard drag race, and more

M
Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!