Unedited press release follows:
BluFocus Joins DECE in Support of UltraViolet
Testing and Certification Leader Joins Consortium
North Hollywood, CA — May 16, 2012 — BluFocus Inc., a leading advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced its membership today in the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) LLC http://www.uvvu.com/. DECE is responsible for the development and operation of UltraViolet, a digital rights authentication and cloud-based ecosystem that allows consumers unprecedented access to their home entertainment collections.
UltraViolet simplifies the home entertainment experience by allowing consumers to stream and download purchased movies and TV shows, which can be enjoyed anytime, anywhere, on smartphones, tablets, computers, Smart TVs, set top boxes, Blu-ray players, game consoles and more. BluFocus will be one of the companies to focus on the ongoing development of this groundbreaking technology and will be contributing to the creation of a specification for how UltraViolet material will be tested and certified. Along with DECE, it shares its strong commitment to ensuring the best possible user experience.
“DECE is pleased to welcome BluFocus to our burgeoning network of forward-thinking companies who recognize the importance of furthering the implementation and advancement of UltraViolet,” said Mark Teitell, General Manager and Executive Director of DECE. “Their scope of digital distribution testing capabilities will provide a valuable contribution to the ecosystem.”
“BluFocus is proud to be a member among such an esteemed collection of companies,” said Paulette Pantoja, BluFocus CEO and Founder. “As thought leaders in the industry, we feel right at home with our DECE and UltraViolet colleagues, and we are looking forward to using our expertise in such a way that completely supports our shared mission, which is to ensure that the consumer has only the best experience and highest quality products to choose from when spending their hard-earned money.”
BluFocus Inc. is an advanced testing, certification and advisory service specialist for the entertainment industry. The company offers studios, CE manufacturers, development companies and content owners quality assurance, certification, verification and project engineering services to assist them in delivering issue-free products to market, particularly in the areas of Apps, Digital Distribution, Blu-ray, DVD, Audio and Video content (2D and 3D), entertainment hardware, applications and technologies. BluFocus is an official Test Center for the Blu-ray Disc Association and the exclusive THX Certification facility for Blu-ray and DVD titles. For more information, go to http://www.blufocus.com or call +1.818.294.7605.