NOOK Media, a subsidiary of retail group Barnes & Noble, has launched a suite of free NOOK Video Apps for iOS, Android and Roku devices. The apps enable customers to watch movies and TV shows from NOOK Video instantly on a wide variety of mobile devices, including iPads iPhones, Android tablets, Android smartphones, as well as on a TV through Roku streaming players. In addition, customers with the NOOK Tablet and NOOK Color will now have access to NOOK Video through a specially designed app that will automatically appear in customers’ lockers.
“With the new NOOK Video Apps, customers can now easily access the thousands of movies and TV shows available from major studios and content partners on their TV and mobile devices,” said Jonathan Shar, Vice President and General Manager, Emerging Digital Content, NOOK Media LLC. “Combined with the built-in NOOK Video offering on the critically-acclaimed NOOK HD and NOOK HD+, and NOOK’s seamless UltraViolet integration, we are offering customers one of the most dynamic and accessible movie and TV show stores available.”
NOOK Video’s UltraViolet integration provides customers the ability to view their previously and newly-purchased UltraViolet-enabled movies and TV shows on all NOOK tablet devices, and through the NOOK Video Apps. In addition to purchasing UltraViolet movies and TV shows through NOOK Video, customers can also shop for DVDs and Blu-ray Discs with the UltraViolet logo in Barnes & Noble and other retail stores, add them to their digital collection, and instantly watch compatible titles on a NOOK tablet device or through a NOOK Video App, as well as on other UltraViolet-enabled devices.