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Looks like folks at DVDStation are introducing PSP movie downloads at our retail kiosks. They store media in multi-terabyte servers and they are connected via megapipes, customers can download feature length films in under 30 seconds. VideoBusiness magazine says that the service will start in June. […]

Looks like folks at DVDStation are introducing PSP movie downloads at our retail kiosks. They store media in multi-terabyte servers and they are connected via megapipes, customers can download feature length films in under 30 seconds. VideoBusiness magazine says that the service will start in June. Currently, DVD Station offers upward of 6,000 disc titles at its locations, like San Francisco’s Metreon Entertainment Center and New York’s Grand Central Station. DVDStation is in the process of closing deals with two large studios. The downloads will be available for next generations Palm (LifeDrive), iRiver, and a whole slew of AV handhelds.

  1. This is surely another nail in the coffin for the new DVD formats.

    Portables and broadband pipes will mean that content is totally platform agnostic.

    If DVD Station can’t make this work (and it sounds as if they’re coming out strong), someone else will. It’s inevitable.

    I predict the imminent quaintness of DVD (including HD) as a retail media format.

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  2. Can I have this film to go?

    Via Om Malik I see that DVDStation are going to offer kiosk downloads of films and other content, direct onto your portable media carrier, in a variety of flavours. If they are doing deals with major studios, then DRM will…

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  6. DVDStation Offers Movie Downloads

    Om Malik reports that DVD Station is offering movie downloads to personal media players.

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  7. I don’t know, but in my opinion it won’t be such a good thing, as now it can seem

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