Sony To Deliver 4K Movies Upscaled Via eyeIO Ultra HD Compression Encoding Tech
Sony Pictures has announced it is licensing eyeIO to deliver 4K movies this summer to FMP-X1 4K media player this summer. One of the biggest pluses with the eyeIO tech is that it makes it easier to stream and download 4K movies without requiring a lot of bandwidth. This will make it easier for owners of the Sony Ultra HD TV to have more choice of 4K movies via Sony’s 4K media player. This will entail a lot of saving on storage requirements as well as bandwidth costs.
“We are honored to play an integral part in the first commercial, worldwide use of 4K UltraHD with Sony Pictures,” said Rodolfo Vargas, CEO of eyeIO. “We are confident that eyeIO’s capabilities are perfectly matched with Sony’s commitment to high quality viewing experiences as well as creating and delivering captivating content to enhance the viewing experience of audiences everywhere.”
“From the cinema to the home, Sony Pictures Technologies strives to deliver the audience an experience that is as close as possible to the filmmaker’s original vision. eyeIO’s technology makes it practical to deliver movies to the home in unprecedented 4K quality, and we are proud to partner with them on this groundbreaking launch,” Chris Cookson, President, Sony Pictures Technologies, added.
Among the titles available right now include ad Teacher, Battle: Los Angeles, The Bridge on the River Kwai, The Karate Kid (2010), Salt, Taxi Driver, That’s My Boy, The Amazing Spider-Man, The Other Guys and Total Recall (2012).
Among the other big names in the industry is Netflix that too has licensed the eyeIO 4K video compression encoding tech.