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Blu-ray 3D Coming of Age

IHS announced it reckons that although Blu-ray 3D makes up roughly 8% of the physical video business, it is quickly coming of age in the U.S. market.

Global 3D Market Flourishing

IHS announced it reckons that the global 3D consumer market is thriving, with clear and discernible growth across its major platforms, including cinema, home video and pay television Video-on-Demand (VOD).

TV Networks Cough Up Big Bucks for Blockbusters

IHS announced it reckons that competition among TV networks to air top movies is so intense that some stations will pay eight-figure fees, in some cases committing to healthy per-box-office-dollar payment formulas even before the movies open on the big screen.

International Movie Market Outshines US

IHS announced it reckons that the international market accounted for 58.4% of the total revenue produced by the top 100-grossing films in the United States, up from 57.3% in 2010.

US Viewers Look to Online Movies in 2012

IHS announced it reckons that Americans will pay to view more movies online in 2012 than they will on physical video formats, marking the first year that legal, Internet-delivered movie consumption will outstrip that of DVDs and Blu-ray discs combined.

UltraViolet Soldiers Along

IHS announced it reckons there are now 800,000 UltraViolet household accounts in the United States.

UltraViolet or Bust?

IHS iSuppli announced it reckons that six major movie studios are barking up the right tree with their UltraViolet initiative.

Digital Displaces Film in Cinema

IHS Screen Digest announced it reckons that mainstream movie theater use of 35mm film projection technology will end by 2015.

Happy Holidays for Blu-ray 3D

IHS Screen Digest announced it reckons that Disney’s Lion King 3D is one of a handful of new releases from Hollywood studios that will help drive Blu-ray 3D into U.S. homes this holiday season.

Star Wars and Thor Bring Home the Blu-ray Bacon

IHS Screen Digest announced that strong demand for Thor and the Star Wars saga prompted a 156% surge in U.S. sales of the  Blu-ray Disc (BD) format in the release week ending September 18, 2011.

Microtransactions Take Hold in Online PC Games

IHS Screen Digest announced that subscriber revenue from PC massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs) and non-massive multiplayer online games (MOGs) in North America and Europe declined for the first time ever in 2010, marking a shift in industry emphasis away from subscriptions toward microtransactions.

Pay TV Declines in Q2 2011

IHS Screen Digest announced it reckons that the number of U.S. households subscribing to pay television video services declined by nearly 370,000 in the second quarter of 2011, with cable operators taking the biggest hit.

Europeans Defy Cord Cutting Craze

IHS Screen Digest announced that, according to its latest research, the European cable market continued to expand in 2010.

iTunes Makes Online Movie Gains

IHS Screen Digest announced that iTunes’ share of U.S. consumer spending for movie Electronic Sell Through (EST) and Internet Video-On-Demand (iVOD) rose to 65.8% in the first half of 2011, up from 64.9% in 2010.

3D Box Office Revenue Soars in 2010

IHS Screen Digest announced that global box-office revenue from 3D movie screens reached $6.1 billion in 2010, more than double the $2.5 billion generated in 2009.