August 21, 2014 8:53 PM ET

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Company Overview of VUDU, Inc.

Company Overview

VUDU, Inc. provides an Internet-based home entertainment service that provides access to a library of movies, images, television shows, artwork, and/or other episodic content through computers, Internet-capable televisions, and its proprietary devices. It enables users to stream movies and watch on PlayStation3, Xbox 360, Roku, Chromecast, Blu-ray/TVs, iPads, and Android devices. In addition, it offers DVD conversion and movie sharing services. The company offers its services through rental, buy, and online watch. It was formerly known as Marquee, Inc. The company was founded in 2004 and is based in Sunnyvale, California. As of February 22, 2010, VUDU, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Wal-Ma...

600 West California Avenue

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

United States

Founded in 2004

Phone:

312-729-4068

Key Executives for VUDU, Inc.

Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Sales & Business Development
Chief Technical Officer
General Manager
Age: 44
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

VUDU, Inc. Key Developments

Amino to Integrate VUDU's Video-On-Demand Movie Service into IPTV Platform

Amino Communications has announced that it will integrate of VUDU's video-on-demand movie service into its Live Home Media Centre IPTV platform. The exciting new service element will allow Amino's network operator customers to deliver VUDU's extensive catalogue of blockbusters, Hollywood classics and independent films to customers deploying the powerful new IPTV set-top box. Pre-integrated with user interfaces from leading middleware providers, consumers will be able to step seamlessly into the rich world of HD movies without a subscription. The dual core power of the Live platform allows for VUDU content delivery without compromising traditional middleware features such as recording and multiscreen streaming.

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and VUDU Launch 'VUDU Extras+'

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment (SPHE) and VUDU, Walmart's subscription-free video streaming service, are delivering a new, enhanced way for movie fans to experience their digital movies with VUDU Extras+. Fans can now enjoy extras they've come to love from DVD and Blu-ray titles online with additional interactive features. Select Sony Pictures titles on VUDU will now feature 'Enhanced Scene Search' and 'Clip & Share,' along with deleted scenes, featurettes and movie trivia, available on the cloud with UltraViolet. VUDU Extras+'s 'Enhanced Scene Search' allows viewers to search movie content such as dialogue, videos, photos and extras and enables viewers to instantly jump to favorite scenes, including events inside the film. 'Clip & Share' delivers social movie-watching to fans. VUDU Extras+ will bring the extras experience which consumers have come to expect from discs to digital retailers more consistently and with increased interactivity. Strategically, VUDU Extras+ will enhance the value proposition of digital ownership which is so key to the future success and strength of the home entertainment industry. VUDU Extras+ is available to preview before purchasing the movie. Consumers can access the full VUDU Extras+ experience when they purchase a movie or redeem their UltraViolet code on VUDU. VUDU users who already have the movie in their library will get access to the VUDU Extras+ experience at no extra charge.

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