As part of our continued coverage of CEDIA Expo 2021, Tim Albright chats with Kaleidescape. The company has changed over the past 20 years with their first product coming out in 2003. Instead of focusing on disc ingestion, Kaleidescape now has the most comprehensive list of digital download titles available — over 13,000 from more than 50 studios, with approximately 1,200 in 4K/HDR (including around 400 titles that have never been released on Ultra HD Blu-ray disc).
Today, Kaleidescape designs and manufactures movie servers and playback devices allowing customers to purchase and download 4K movies with the ability to view in different areas of the house. Their latest model, the Compact Terra 12 Movie Server, allows users to download and playback 4K content in up to 5 different zones of the home.
“What we find is people start in the theater and they are aggregating this great content, they love what they’re watching and then the next question is ‘why can’t I watch this in my bedroom?’… That’s the benefit of being able to step up from two zones to being able to have that headroom to move up to five whenever you want,” said Brett Bjorkquist, senior manager of dealer engagement for Kaleidescape.
Check out Kaleidescape’s website for more information.
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