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.