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Vudu, Inc. is an American content delivery and media technology company responsible for Vudu-branded interactive media services and devices.wikipedia
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Walmart

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Vudu was acquired by Walmart in March 2010.
On February 22, 2010, the company confirmed it was acquiring video streaming company Vudu, Inc. for an estimated $100million.

UltraViolet (system)

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In 2012, Vudu began partnering with the movie-industry-backed UltraViolet to offer users a digital locker as well as digital versions to some DVD and Blu-ray purchased in retail stores. On January 30, 2019, Variety reported that DECE will shut down UltraViolet on July 31, 2019.
Several retailers including Vudu and CinemaNow offer this service.

Digital distribution

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Vudu, Inc. is an American content delivery and media technology company responsible for Vudu-branded interactive media services and devices.
YouTube, Netflix, Hulu, Vudu, Amazon Prime Video, DirecTV, SlingTV and other Internet-based video services allow content owners to let users access their content on computers, smart phones, tablets or by using appliances such as video game consoles, set-top boxes or Smart TVs.

Boxee

As of December 2011, the Vudu app within the downloadable version of the Boxee media player is no longer supported, due to DRM and certification requirements.
With its Python-powered plugin system, the Boxee software incorporates features such as Apple movie trailer support and subtitle downloading, access to large on-demand video streaming services Netflix, Headweb and Vudu; a range of popular online internet content channels like audio services Pandora Radio, Last.fm, Jamendo, NPR, SHOUTcast radio streams; video services from ABC, BBC iPlayer, Blip.TV, CNET, CNN, CBS, Comedy Central, Funny or Die, Joost, Major League Baseball, NHL Hockey, MTV Music, MySpaceTV, Revision3, MUBI, OpenFilm, SnagFilms, IndieMoviesOnline, EZTakes, United Football League, Vevo, Vice Magazine, TED, The WB Television Network, YouTube and image services from Flickr and PicasaWeb picture viewing plugins.

Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem

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On January 30, 2019, Variety reported that DECE will shut down UltraViolet on July 31, 2019.
Movies Anywhere currently connects to Amazon Video, FandangoNOW, Google Play, the iTunes Store, Microsoft Movies & TV, and Vudu.

PlayStation 3

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.
Also in November 2010 the video rental service VUDU, NHL GameCenter Live, and subscription service Hulu Plus launched on PlayStation 3 in the United States.

Movies Anywhere

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In 2014, Vudu became a participating provider in Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA), Disney's digital locker service that is separate from Ultraviolet. Competitors include Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Hulu, Google Play Movies & TV, Netflix, FandangoNow, Movies Anywhere, Tubi and Sony Crackle.
Movies Anywhere was first launched on February 10, 2014 as Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) with content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars-branded films on iOS with iTunes Store integration; the service has since been extended to other platforms and storefronts, including Amazon Video, Google Play, Vudu, FandangoNow, and Microsoft Movies & TV, along with subscribers of the Xfinity cable service.

Video on demand

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Vudu began by only making its own set-top boxes (the Vudu Box and the Vudu XL), but Vudu now primarily markets its software as a smart TV/connected TV platform and video on demand (VoD) distribution service to third-party consumer electronics devices.
Popular services include Vudu, YouTube, PLUTO TV, the ROKU Channel, TUBI, and Crackle.

Royal Rumble (2017)

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Vudu became the official sponsor of the 2017 WWE Royal Rumble pay-per-view event on January 29, 2017.

Netflix

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Competitors include Apple iTunes, Amazon Video, Hulu, Google Play Movies & TV, Netflix, FandangoNow, Movies Anywhere, Tubi and Sony Crackle.
However, Walmart later acquired the rental service Vudu in 2010.

Interactive media

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Vudu, Inc. is an American content delivery and media technology company responsible for Vudu-branded interactive media services and devices.

Content delivery network

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It does this with a content delivery network that uses a hybrid peer-to-peer TV technology.

Peer-to-peer

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It does this with a content delivery network that uses a hybrid peer-to-peer TV technology.

Smart TV

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Vudu began by only making its own set-top boxes (the Vudu Box and the Vudu XL), but Vudu now primarily markets its software as a smart TV/connected TV platform and video on demand (VoD) distribution service to third-party consumer electronics devices.

Consumer electronics

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Vudu began by only making its own set-top boxes (the Vudu Box and the Vudu XL), but Vudu now primarily markets its software as a smart TV/connected TV platform and video on demand (VoD) distribution service to third-party consumer electronics devices.

PlayStation 4

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

Xbox 360

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

Xbox One

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

IPad

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

Android TV

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

Apple TV

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

TiVo

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

Roku

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

Android (operating system)

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.

IOS

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Vudu is also available via PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, iPad, Android TV, Apple TV (4th gen and 4K), TiVo Roamio, and Roku devices (such as Roku 2, Roku 3, Roku 4 and Roku Stick), as well as most smartphones via the Vudu app (Android and iOS) which also supports Chromecast use.