- June 21, 2010 - SAN JOSE, Calif. --
Music Enthusiast Television (http://www.musicenthusiast.tv)
today announced the launch of its new premium video delivery service, Buy|Store|Stream™
represents a fundamentally new way to deliver digital versions of DVD videos to customers. With this new service, users can buy great DVD videos from Music Enthusiast's on-line catalog of instructional, documentary and concert DVDs and watch them anytime, anywhere they are connected to the Internet.
, videos are stored on the “cloud” and viewed via the Internet. In this way, users' DVD videos are available as soon as they buy the DVD. Users' videos are conveniently managed in their own personal secure web page so they can quickly and easily find and view their videos from any MAC, Windows or Linux PC connected to the Internet. There are no downloads, no waiting for the mail to deliver DVDs, no physical disks that can get lost or scratched – just instant access anytime, anywhere.
, users get access to bonus materials on the DVDs such as sheet music, lesson guides and audio files. It also has the ability for users to engage in on-line discussions about the DVD, sharing comments, questions and tips with other musicians. In addition, the service provides users real-time updates and news about topics related to their DVDs. Check out their catalog of digital DVDs at http://www.musicenthusiast.tv/community/catalog
According to Randy Whiting, CEO of Music Enthusiast Television, “Two major issues with digital delivery of video have been the problems associated with downloading large video files and dealing with digital rights management. Users have made it very clear they don't want to wait for downloads and they don't want limitations imposed on their videos with digital rights management. At the same time, video producers and artists want to make sure their content is controlled and not inappropriately copied and distributed. In the past, its been difficult, if not impossible, to effectively solve both issues in a consumer-friendly way.”
, the issues of having to download huge video files to a computer have been completely eliminated. Additionally, the Buy|Store|Stream™
service has multiple levels of digital safeguards that protect against inappropriate copying without taking anything away from the user's overall experience.
Tim Herr, VP of Technology for Music Enthusiast, explained that Music Enthusiast is powered by a fully secure digital media eCommerce and delivery platform that allows videos to be safely sold and viewed over the Internet. “We've designed our platform not only to protect our content partners, but also to give our users a simple a straight forward way to find, buy and view their DVDs over the Internet,” said Herr. He further stated “The Buy|Store|Stream™
platform was designed to support our current “buy-to-own”
business model but will enable us to offer additional business models in the near future for monetized video content including rental, pay-per-view and subscriptions.”
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About Music Enthusiast Television.
Music Enthusiast Television (http://www.musicenthusiast.tv
), founded in 2008 with operations in Los Angeles and San Jose, CA., is the video Internet destination for music enthusiasts – people who have a passion for making music. Music Enthusiast produces and delivers streaming video programming on all aspects of playing music from how-to tips and selecting musical equipment to interviews with professionals on how music is produced and recorded. Additionally, they offer the largest library of digital versions of music instructional and performance videos from leading DVD publishers such as Alfred Music, Grace Base Productions, Guitar College, MVD Entertainment, and more. With their comprehensive digital video delivery service, Buy|Store|Stream™
, Music Enthusiast provides users a way to easily buy and view premium DVDs directly over the Internet.