Santa Clara, CA — Following on the heels of a successful launch of HDX, VUDU has announced that it has reached an additional noteworthy industry milestone. The company now has more than 1,000 professional home installation companies in its national distribution network.
“HDX is rapidly becoming the solution of choice for HD home theater enthusiasts nationwide. We are pleased that in just seven months of shipping VUDU XL, we have signed up over 1,000 home theater dealers,” said Mark Jung, CEO of VUDU. “Their commitment to VUDU means that consumers throughout the US will be able to enjoy the highest quality 1080p on-demand movies on their home theater systems.”
“VUDU was an obvious product choice to supply to our membership and their clientele, as HTSA offers its dealer members only the best in home entertainment,” said Richard Glikes, executive director of the Home Theater Specialists of America. “The overwhelming success of the VUDU Internet movie player is a testament to the quality of the product and the importance of its ability to download media in high-def. VUDU is highly regarded among our dealers.”
VUDU’s home theater resellers are specially trained experts who are committed to providing consumers the best in home electronics and are licensed to sell the VUDU XL.
VUDU XL is the top of the line VUDU Internet movie player, with a terabyte of local movie storage, seamless integration with home theater and whole house control systems from all the top brands in the market, and the ability to output HD simultaneously over HDMI and over component for whole house video switching.
With space to build a collection of more than 500 SD movies, VUDU XL is targeted at discriminating movie collectors and home theater owners who want instant access to their collection without the overhead and inconvenience of managing physical media. VUDU XL is fully endorsed by all major Hollywood and independent studios and newly released movies are typically available on the same day as the DVD becomes available. The VUDU catalog has more than 10,000 titles including a quickly growing HD and HDX collection.
Released earlier this month, HDX is the highest quality on-demand HD format available anywhere on cable, satellite, broadcast, or the Internet. Designed to deliver an optimized cinematic experience to owners of 40 inch and larger HDTV’s and projectors, HDX with VUDU’s TruFilm technology features a virtually artifact free 1080p picture and immersive, high definition sound.