Hundreds Of Popular Movies Now Available On Sony's 2010 And 2011
Network-Enabled Devices In English And French
TORONTO, Feb. 7 /CNW/ - Sony of Canada ("Sony") today announced the
Canadian launch of "Video On Demand powered by Qriocity™."
"Video On Demand powered by Qriocity™" is a premium streaming video
service that allows film fans to rent from a growing library of
hundreds of Hollywood blockbusters from NBC Universal Television
Distribution, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, The
Walt Disney Studios, Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment LLC and
Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, as well as films from local studios,
straight to their Sony 2010 and 2011 network-enabled BRAVIA® TV,
Blu-ray Disc™ player, or Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre system.
Notable titles available at launch include "A-Team," "Get Him to the
Greek," "Inception," "The Last Airbender," "Salt," and Disney-Pixar's
"Toy Story 3."
Rental prices for High-Definition content will range from CA$4.99-5.99
while those for Standard-Definition content will range from
CA$3.99-4.99. After renting a film, consumers have up to 30 days to
start watching their movie, and once playback is started, they have up
to 24 or 48 hours to watch the film as many times as they like.
"Video On Demand powered by Qriocity" started in Japan on January 26 and
is already available in the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the
Qriocity is an entertainment network service platform that connects many
of Sony's network-enabled devices and allows consumers to enjoy high
quality entertainment across multiple devices. Via Qriocity, Sony will
deliver a variety of digital entertainment content and services that
are "powered by Qriocity", including video, music, game applications,
and e-books over time. Through these services, and in combination with
its networked devices, Sony aims to bring new and exciting
entertainment experiences to customers.
"Qriocity™" is a trademark of Sony Corporation
"BRAVIA®" is a registered trademark of Sony Corporation
About Sony of Canada Ltd.
Established in 1955, Sony of Canada Ltd. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of
Sony Corporation, of Tokyo, Japan, a world leader in High Definition.
Sony provides end-to-end solutions through products that include the
market-leading Blu-ray Disc™ players, BRAVIA® televisions, Cyber-shot®
digital cameras, Handycam® Camcorders, VAIO® computers, broadcast
cameras, IPELA security cameras and video conferencing and many more
products that deliver the true entertainment experience. Sony is one of
the most comprehensive entertainment companies in the world with a
portfolio that includes electronics, music, movies, games and online
With headquarters in Toronto, sales offices
in Vancouver and Montreal and distribution centres
in Coquitlam, British Columbia, and Whitby, Ontario, approximately
1,000 employees support a network of more than 500 authorized dealers
and 57 Sony Style retail locations across Canada.
Sony Canada is devoted to the betterment of children, the environment,
and the community. Through the Sony Canada Charitable Foundation
(SCCF), Sony Canada aims to maximize its support of charitable and
philanthropic organizations, including Make-A-Wish® Canada, the United
Way of Canada and Earth Day Canada.
SOURCE Sony of Canada Ltd.
For further information:
Public Relations Specialist
Sony of Canada Ltd.