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Notes From Blu-Con: Studios Look For Sell-Through To Rebound As Recession Lifts

Executives convening at Blu-Con 2.0 in Los Angeles today are trading insights and observations on the state of the Blu-ray Disc business. Among them:

• Studio chiefs expect home entertainment consumers to shift back to a sell-though model as the recession eases, according to a Video Business tweet from one of the conference’s keynote sessions.

• Meanwhile, Home Media Magazine relays Sony’s statement  that the PlayStation 3 console still comprises 60% of the Blu-ray hardware market. Separately, Best Buy’s Mike Vitelli notes that portability is the format’s biggest challenge.