Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
Gatchaman: Complete Collection + OVAs (Blu-ray)
$59.99
The Americans: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$24.99
Psycho-Pass: The Complete First Season (Blu-ray)
$104.34
Big (Blu-ray)
$7.99
Frozen Planet (Blu-ray)
$14.99
The Simpsons: The Sixteenth Season (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Planet Earth | Life (Blu-ray)
$54.99
Uncle Buck (Blu-ray)
$6.96
Fairy Tail: Part 8 (Blu-ray)
$26.99
Godzilla (Blu-ray)
$19.99
Planet Earth (Blu-ray)
$45.99
Animal House (Blu-ray)
$9.96
Grave of the Fireflies (Blu-ray)
$12.99
Of Human Bondage (Blu-ray)
$14.78
Hugo (Blu-ray)
$4.99
We're in the Movies: Palace of Silents & Itinerant Filmmaking (Blu-ray)
$39.95
Dream Theater: Live at Luna Park (Blu-ray)
$33.19
Say
$29.99
Mallrats (Blu-ray)
$9.96


News


 Search news
 Submit news

Reports


 CES 2008
 IFA 2007
 IFA 2006
 CES 2006
 IFA 2005
 Ceatec 2004

Recent


 Last day
 Past week
 Past month

Archives


 2014
 2013
 2012
 2011
 2010
 2009
 2008
 2007
 2006
 2005
 2004
 2003
 2002


Sony Launches Real-time Movie Database on BD-Live

Posted June 18, 2009 09:00 PM by Juan Calonge

Sony PicturesIn September, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will unveil MovieIQ, its latest BD-Live feature. This will give Sony Blu-ray fans access to a real-time, continuously-updated movie database, with scene-by-scene cast and crew data, music and soundtrack information, and trivia. Every new and major catalog Blu-ray Disc release down the line from the studio will support this feature.

The first Blu-ray titles to include the feature will be 'Angels & Demons', 'Easy Rider', 'Punch-Drunk Love', 'The Quick and the Dead', 'Silverado', and 'Sex, Lies and Videotape', the studio said.

“We know many people interrupt their movie-watching experience to look up the filmography of an actor or to find out more about a song playing in the background,” said Lexine Wong, SVP of worldwide marketing for SPHE. “Now through MovieIQ, movie lovers can dive into constantly-updated information about the movie they are watching without leaving their sofa.”

Engadget has a nice gallery showing how MovieIQ will look on 'Angels & Demons'.


Source: Blu-ray.com | Permalink | United States [Country settings]

News comments (17 comments)


Josh
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Finally! I have been asking studios to do this for years ever since we ran our poll asking what BD-Live feature people wanted to see most. It was one of the top suggestions, and I made sure every time I got a programmer's ear I would whisper about this feature. I can't wait to see how Sony implemented it!

bajor27
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

I like the sound of this

AikonEnt
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Other studios should think of doing something similar.

pEgLeG
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

I will definitely be using this feature.

thedarkangel1975
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Awesome feature and I agree Aikon, other studios should adapt and use this.

stubiedoo
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Im surprised the comments so far are so positive.It dosent grab my attention at all.Id probably just rather use the laptop for this.

JimSD
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

This is the first BD-Live feature that sounds like something I'd be interested in. Frequently I'm wondering where I've seen an actor or what other movies they've been in. If I can look that info up immediately that will be useful; however, if there is the 2-3 minute download delay like some other BD-Live stuff I've tried it won't work. It needs to be as fast as when you go to a page on a website.

tru blu
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

This sounds like a feature I would use.

tez69
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

I really think this feature is kind of useless and extremely limited at best.A hotlink to IMD(Internet Movie Database), among other far superior sites would have been a heck of alot more useful and easier to implement.Most people who want to access info like this would simply find it far more convenient and useful to use their pc/laptop to access these kind of info/features, and in a far more expanded enviornment.

I can think of about 100 other features Sony could add to BDLive to make the expirience more than the borefest it is now.They should pay attention to some of the things Disney and Lion's Gate are doing with BDLive and go from there.

luscious
 - Jun 18, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

This is in a way better than IMDB since with IMDB you have to pay to see the full version (IMDB Pro). Sony rocks! This can be a real selling point for blu-ray.

hal9000
 - Jun 19, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

Hooray for Sony! That's definitely the best BD Live feature I've heard about so far.

blacknation
 - Jun 19, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

bluray live. is boring, maybe with this feature becoming more interesting.

4K2K
 - Jun 19, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

There's no need for this feature to be only accessible via BD-Live and the internet. Since the vast majority of the data could be put onto BD discs. It would also be much faster if loaded from or copied to player memory devices from the BD discs than downloaded from the internet.

I also see this article is flagged as relavent only to the US. So this feature will never be coming to Europe?

sardaukar1977
 - Jun 19, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

this is actually a bd-live feature I would use!! They can keep all the others, so far nothing on BD-live has Wow'ed me.

Dennis M
 - Jun 19, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

This is the BD-Live feature I've been waiting for. Hats off to Sony.

seigneur_rayden
 - Jun 19, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

It is a nice feature indeed.

oguh
 - Jun 19, 2009

Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate

is nice, so ANGELS AND DEMONS realeses in september cooooooooool. i like this movie.


Add comment



Please login to post a comment.



 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies


Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Sorcerer
2. The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Com...
3. Get Carter
4. Mallrats
5. Frozen
6. Conspiracy Theory
7. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
8. The Wolf of Wall Street
9. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
10. RoboCop
11. Big
12. Gravity 3D
13. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
14. Big Bad Wolves
15. Seven

Trending in Theaters
1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
2. Transcendence
3. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
4. The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
5. Thor: The Dark World
6. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues
7. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
8. Frozen
9. RoboCop
10. The LEGO Movie
11. Noah
12. The Raid 2
13. Under the Skin
14. American Hustle
15. The Grand Budapest Hotel

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Frozen
2.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
3.  Frozen Planet
4.  Sorcerer
5.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Third...
6.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
7.  The Pirate Fairy
8.  The Wolf of Wall Street
9.  The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug 3D
10.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Lone Survivor
2.  RoboCop
3.  The Lego Movie
4.  The Lego Movie
5.  The Monuments Men
6.  Noah
7.  Son of Batman
8.  Veronica Mars: The Movie
9.  Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey
10.  3 Days to Kill
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Frozen Planet
$14.99, Save 73%
2.  The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
$19.99, Save 50%
3.  The Wolf of Wall Street
$19.96, Save 50%
4.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$19.99, Save 50%
5.  Seven
$4.99, Save 50%
6.  The Princess Bride
$5.99, Save 70%
7.  Iron Man 3
$19.96, Save 50%
8.  Grave of the Fireflies
$12.99, Save 57%
9.  Ender's Game
$17.96, Save 55%
10.  Life
$24.99, Save 64%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


Gatchaman: Complete Collection + OVAs

 United States


$149.98 $59.99





The Americans: The Complete First Season

 United States


$59.99 $24.99





Psycho-Pass: The Complete First Season

 United States


$159.98 $104.34





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2014 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices