Sony Computer Entertainment Europe has said its VidZone application has been downloaded by two million PlayStation 3 users from 18 different countries after six months. Together they are responsible for streaming more than 200 million music videos.
Up to 25 matches from next year’s World Cup are to be captured in 3D following an agreement between Sony and the tournament organiser FIFA.
Sony has launched its PlayStationNetwork video delivery service in France, Germany, Spain and the UK, with other countries to follow in 2010.
The Dutch public broadcaster NOS is making their catch-up TV service for news and sports available on the PlayStation 3 platform. The move follows similar agreements in other countries including the BBC in the UK and Netflix in the US.
The Vevo premium online music service service from YouTube.com will go live in coordination with a launch event in New York on December 8th, the company announced today.
Five has become the first British broadcaster to agree to have its TV programmes carried on an internet TV platform operated by a receiver manufacturer.
IFA 2009 – BERLIN. Visitors to this year’s consumer electronics show, which opens today (Friday, September 2), can see live 3D TV demos at the stands of Panasonic, Sony and Philips.
IFA 2009 – BERLIN. Sony is bringing its Bravia Internet Video connected TV service to Europe on Bravia TVs, Blu-ray players and home theatre systems.
Sony will bring the launch of its PS Delivery Network to customers in The Netherlands and Belgium forward to later this year rather than in 2010. In the Vidzone, people will be able to rent or buy movies from major studios on their game console.
Sony will launch its new PlayStationNetwork video delivery service for Europe and the PAL territories this November. The service will initially be available in France, Germany, Spain and the UK, with other markets to follow in 2010, and will allow movie fans to download the latest releases straight to their PlayStation3 and PSP.