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BluFocus Selected as an Official Authorized Test Center for IMAX Enhanced Program

BluFocus, a division of Blu., has announced that it has become one of the first official ATCs (Authorized Test Centers) for the IMAX® Enhanced program, jointly developed by IMAX and DTS, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Xperi Corporation.

Blu. Releases iFeed™ Automated MRSS Distribution System to Deliver Media to OTT Platforms Through a Single Secure URL Link

BluEvo, the digital solutions arm of Blu., announced today the latest release from its BluCloud™ suite called iFeed™, an online system that delivers media via MRSS to OTT platforms, bypassing conventional ‘push’ delivery methods.

BLU Releases Master QC Reporting Software called MQC for Online Tracking and Reporting for Media and Content Production Organizations

BluFocus, a division of Blu., a full-service provider of logistics, distribution, licensing, and quality assurance solutions, has announced the release of its newest app in their BluCloud™ suite – MQC.

BluFocus Inc. Unveils Virtual Reality Testing Software Called 360 eyeTracker™

BluFocus announced today the release of a Virtual Reality (VR) positional tracking application providing real time analysis of user behavior called 360° eyeTracker™.

BluFocus Announces Partnership with ANG Digital and Unveils Bonus Features Solution for Digital Movies at NAB Show

BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification facility for the entertainment industry, has unveiled a new partnership with ANG Digital, a cutting-edge provider of solutions, that will transform the digital media viewing experience. During the NAB Show in Las Vegas April 18-21, the two companies will launch ANG Digital’s all-new Generat.io platform, a first-of-its-kind visual authoring and emulator system that significantly reduces delivery time of digital special features to retailers including Comcast and many other video on demand platforms.

BluEvo Becomes Provider of Transcoding and Metadata Management for the Pluto TV Platform

BluEvo is proud to announce that Pluto TV has selected BluCloud™, BluEvo’s cloud based digital platform solution, for their online video platform. BluCloud™ is comprised of proprietary applications developed by BluEvo that provide clients a direct online portal for their submissions as well as automated systems for metadata management, transcoding, packaging and delivery.

BluFocus Approved as Official AACS2 Authorized Certification Entity

BluFocus Inc., an advanced testing and certification company for the entertainment industry, announced today it has been approved as an AACS2 Authorized Certification Entity (ACE) for performing AACS2 compliance testing on Ultra HD Blu-ray™ players.

BluFocus Approved as First UHD Alliance Authorized Test Center (ATC)

BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification company for the home entertainment industry, announced today it has been approved as the first UHDA Approved Test Center (ATC) for conducting Ultra HD display performance testing.

BluFocus Approved as First ‘Ultra HD Blu-ray™’ Test Center in North America

BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification company for the home entertainment industry, announced today it has been approved as the first BDA “Ultra HD Blu-ray™” Test Center in North America for Movie Player Verification, Application Software Verification and Commercial Audiovisual Content Verification.

BluFocus Approved as Official Microsoft Xbox Test Vendor

BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification company for the entertainment industry, announced today it has been approved as one of only twelve Official Microsoft Xbox AXTP (Authorized Xbox Test Program) test vendors in North America.

Ultra HD/4K Qualification Program Launches: BluFocus Introduces Ultra HD Qualification Program for Industry

BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification company for the entertainment industry, announced today the launch of a unique and Industry essential qualification program to ensure that all areas of the Ultra HD ecosystem have been properly enabled and perform as expected.

BluFocus Approved as Official AACS Authorized Certification Entity

BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification company for the entertainment industry, announced today it has been approved as an AACS Authorized Certification Entity (ACE) and is among the first, select group of companies to be performing AACS product compliance testing.

BluFocus Named as Administrator of DECE Compliance Verification Program for UltraViolet

BluFocus Inc., a leading testing and certification company for the entertainment industry, announced today it has entered into an agreement with Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) LLC, to act as the administrator for the UltraViolet Compliance Verification Program (CVP). The selection of BluFocus further builds on the capabilities of an elite team of well-respected companies with device, physical media and digital distribution testing skills and experience who are bringing their expertise to the UltraViolet ecosystem.

BluFocus Announces Testing Partnership with Verance

BluFocus Inc., an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today it has partnered with Verance to offer testing services to support verification and certification of Blu-ray Disc players and recorders employing the Cinavia standard for protection of filmed entertainment content.

BluFocus Announces Partnership with DoStudio Development Software from Sony

BluFocus Inc., an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today that it has partnered with Sony Creative Software to offer its testing services to support their DoStudio™ Blu-ray Disc™ authoring platform.

BluFocus Announces Establishment of Focus Group Division

BluFocus Inc., an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today that it has formed the BluFocusGroup, a division designed to assist software, website and mobile app developers, publishers and content owners in determining and meeting consumers’ experience expectations.

BluFocus Joins DECE in Support of UltraViolet

BluFocus Inc., a leading advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced its membership today in the Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE) LLC http://www.uvvu.com/. DECE is responsible for the development and operation of UltraViolet, a digital rights authentication and cloud-based ecosystem that allows consumers unprecedented access to their home entertainment collections.

BluFocus and THX Team Up For THX Media Director Content Creation and QC

BluFocus Inc., an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today that it is the first official THX Media DirectorTM quality control (QC) facility and is also partnering with THX Ltd. as a premier facility to create content-related information or “smart content” required to support THX Media Director.

BluFocus Announces Establishment of App Testing Division

BluFocus Inc., an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today that it has formed the BluFocus App Testing Division to meet the growing demands of the rapidly increasing industry.

BluFocus Announces Opening of UK Office

BluFocus Inc, an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the testing of media content, products and applications for the Home Entertainment Industry, announced today that it has opened an office in the UK to service the growing demand for the company’s testing and consulting services in the European market.

BluFocus to Introduce Cinavia Verification Tools by Verance into Testing Workflow for DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray

BluFocus Inc, an advanced testing and certification facility specializing in the assurance of quality media products and solutions for the entertainment industry, announced today it is introducing Cinavia verification tools by Verance Corporation into its DVD, Blu-ray and 3D Blu-ray testing processes.