Sears and Kmart Tap RoxioNow to Provide On-demand Entertainment Content for Alphaline-enabled CE Devices

Alphaline ScreenshotInteresting news.... What appeared to just be an announcement of a new video on-demand service powered by RoxioNow called Alphaline (alphaline.roxionow.com | AlphalineEntertainment.com) actually turns out to be one piece of the digital home puzzle for Sears and Kmart. If you go to Alphaline.com, it clearly states that Alphaline "is a new line of products [...]

Rovi Acquires Sonic Solutions and Its RoxioNow Video Distribution Platform

Rovi Program Listings ScreenshotRovi, best known for its electronic program guide, video metadata service, and DRM solutions, has just entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Sonic Solutions. Yep, the very company that most likely powers your DVD / Blu-ray player software on your PC. However, the greatest catch in the deal is Sonic Solutions' RoxioNow video distribution [...]

Redbox Considers Tapping RoxioNow for Streaming Video Rentals

Redbox Grocery Store Kiosk$1 DVD rental service, Rebox, is considering tapping Sonic Solutions' RoxioNow platform to bring streaming video rentals to customers, according to President Mitch Lowe. If done, Lowe tells Bloomberg, it would help the company expand its existing 200 title library found presently in its kiosks. In fact, partnering with Sonic Solutions would bring the company's [...]

Boxee Taps RoxioNow for Premium Movie and TV Show Content

Boxee Beta HomescreenThe content solution that powers Best Buy's CinemaNow and Blockbuster is soon going to be delivering premium (HD, 5.1 surround sound) movies, TV shows, videos, music, and photos to Boxee users for instant streaming. According the joint press release with Sonic Solutions, the RoxioNow entertainment platform will allow Boxee users to rent and purchase high-quality [...]