UltraViolet is now in 800,000 homes, but still a long way from mainstream success

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UltraViolet is now in 800,000 homes, but still a long way from mainstream success.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2012/02/AuOl3.jpg[/newsimage]The holy grail for bewildered movie studios facing down a sea change to streaming video rentals, Ultraviolet is off to a solid, if unexceptional start. More than 800,000 customers have signed up for the digital movie platform Ultraviolet since its October debut, says market researcher IHS. The firm estimates that the current attach rate among the nascent service's early supporters sits at 1.25, for more than one million digital movie downloads.


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Encoding @ 1920 x 1080p (60 frames) is good enough… you’re really not going to be able to tell the difference… except at very close-up images that show imperfections and blemishes in real recorded subjects such as people’s faces, objects, etc. At a certain point, that becomes more of a distraction than an advantage.