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BluFocus Becomes AACS Authorized Certification Entity

BluFocus Inc. announced that it is now authorized to perform Advanced Access Content System (AACS) product compliance testing.

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BluFocus Approved as Official AACS Authorized Certification Entity

AACS approves BluFocus as an Official AACS Authorized Certification Entity to conduct AACS product compliance testing.

Los Angeles, CA — April 15, 2014 — BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification company for the entertainment industry, announced today it has been approved as an AACS Authorized Certification Entity (ACE) and is among the first, select group of companies to be performing AACS product compliance testing.

The AACS specification provides the ability for consumers to enjoy exciting, new, flexible entertainment experiences and storage options, while continuing to provide the traditional, straightforward playback mode, for prerecorded and recordable optical media such as Blu-ray. Additionally, AACS is designed to create unprecedented portability and security for entertainment content to be enjoyed on networked home, portable PC or CE devices. BluFocus’ role will be to conduct compliance testing on AACS Licensed Products to ensure that they satisfy the Compliance Rule requirements.

“Our company is honored to be one the first official ACE’s for AACS,” said Paulette Pantoja, BluFocus CEO and Founder. “The addition to our certification services allows us to continue ensuring that entertainment content is secure and readily available for consumers to enjoy. We value our relationship with AACS and look forward to safeguarding content and the consumer experience with them.”

“AACS is pleased to be initiating Product Compliance Testing for AACS Licensed Blu-ray Players. Authorized Certification Entities play the important role of implementing that testing. BluFocus has an excellent background in product compliance testing and AACS is very pleased BluFocus is bringing their experience to the AACS compliance testing regime.”

About BluFocus
BluFocus Inc. is a testing, certification and advisory service specialist for the Entertainment industry. BluFocus qualifies technologies, devices, content, apps and software that reside, playback, stream, and/or download for Blu-ray, DVD, Set Top Boxes, Mobile Devices, Displays, Gaming Consoles and more in the areas of broadcast, home entertainment, theatrical, digital distribution, etc. For more information, go to or call +1.818.294.7605.