Sony’s ‘Smurfs,’ ‘Friends’ to be UltraViolet-ready – Technology – livemint.com
Los Angeles: Sony Corp.’s movie studio said Tuesday that “The Smurfs” and “Friends With Benefits” will be the first movies it releases on home video that will be compatible with the UltraViolet view-anywhere system.
The movies will arrive in stores 2 December. The high-definition Blu-ray versions will be UltraViolet compatible.
Under the UltraViolet system, home movie purchases are recorded on an online account. Users will then be able to access those movies on other computers, Web-connected TVs, tablet computers and smartphones.
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