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Seagate joins DECE in UltraViolet boost

November 5, 2012

By Colin Mann

Hard disk drive and storage solutions specialist Seagate Technology has become a member of the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) the open, cross-industry consortium of movie studios and technology companies that developed and operate digital content ownership ecosystyem UltraViolet.

“Digital distribution beyond DVDs and Blu-ray Discs is not only the way of the future, it is the present and we know that storage is key to this ongoing transition,” said Scott Horn, Seagate vice president of Marketing. “Seagate sees UltraViolet as a leader in bringing content to consumers in this new digital age and we are excited to be helping them make their vision a reality.”

“With UltraViolet, consumers enjoy the flexibility and security of cloud-based entertainment rights combined with the choice-expanding benefits of a widely-honoured industry standard,” said Mark Teitell, general manager of UltraViolet. “As a DECE member, Seagate’s expertise and perspective on cloud solutions and storage devices will help the organisation continue to evolve these benefits,” he stated.

DECE members include major Hollywood studios such as Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Brothers, Fox Studios and Paramount Pictures as well as leading consumer electronics companies such as LG, Samsung, and Sony Electronics.



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