Sony’s 2011 network connected 2011 Blu-ray player line-up will now ship with VUDU instant movie streaming service built-in. The models include BDP-S280, BDP-S380, BDP-S480, BDP-S580, BDP-S780, BDV-E280, BDV-E580 and BDV-E780W.
VUDU is a subscription free service that provides instant streaming of 1080p movies with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound. They claim to have the most extensive library of HD and HDX movies from all major Hollywood studios and offer most titles the same-day as DVD launch.
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Sony’s latest connected Blu-ray players just got a nice upgrade in the form of Vudu movies streaming. All eight of the firm’s 2011 Blu-ray players should have access to the service that pushes 1080p movies with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound through the Internet tubes to your HDTV. 3D content are even available on the 3D-capable models. Cord cutting what?VUDU Goes Live on Sony 2011 Connected Blu-ray Disc PlayersSANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–VUDU, the leader in HD streaming, today announced VUDU streaming movie service began shipping on the 2011 line of Sony connected Blu-ray Disc™ Players, offering instant access to the extensive VUDU library of Hi-Definition movies from all major Hollywood studios and leading independent distributors.“By adding Sony Blu-ray Disc Players to our roster of top tier connected devices we provide yet another avenue for anybody to enjoy a great movie, with a simple click of a button.”VUDU, a subscription-free service, provides consumers with the highest quality cinematic experience via instant streaming of 1080p movies with Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound. The VUDU library boasts the most extensive collection of HD and HDX movies from all major Hollywood studios, offering most titles the same-day as DVD release. On Sony’s 3D enabled devices, users can also access 3D content.All 2011 Sony Blu-ray Disc Players and Blu-ray Disc Home Theater Systems feature VUDU, including:BDP-S280BDP-S380BDP-S480BDP-S580BDP-S780BDV-E280BDV-E580BDV-E780W“From the newest Hollywood blockbusters to our extensive library of classics, VUDU continues to give people more options to discover and enjoy the highest quality movie experience in their living room,” said Edward Lichty, General Manager of VUDU. “By adding Sony Blu-ray Disc Players to our roster of top tier connected devices we provide yet another avenue for anybody to enjoy a great movie, with a simple click of a button.”VUDU-enabled 2011 Sony Blu-ray Disc Players are available now in select stores and will be shipping nationally in March. Models include connected and 3D capable devices.