Tag - Online rental
Zediva, a video rental company based in Sunnyvale California has launched an online movie rental service for new release movies. For as little as $1, users can instantly watch movies wherever they have access to an internet connection. Zediva is offering users who sign up before March 31, two free rentals. Zediva claim that they will deliver new release movies online, weeks before similar titles become available online through Netflix or Redbox, as they will not withhold the online viewing option on new release DVDs as Netflix and Redbox do.
Internet-based movie and TV show rental and store company VUDU may be planning on offering high-definition downloads that are equal in quality to Blu-ray movies, according to a Wednesday a report. While nothing is official, the Engadget claim suggests beta testing has commenced for a new content format, which VUDU calls HDX. If the company brings the option to market, it will need to address the lead time it would take for the higher-than-HD movie to download, as it is believed to be at least two hours before users can start watching.