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MT @Hollywo71145492: Happy 81st Birthday to the legendary actor, director and producer Robert Redford! (Aug18, 1936) https://t.co/JzQPOMLgLb

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August 18, 2017

Press Release: Giant Interactive Streamlines iTunes Extras® Process with Proprietary Tools

New York, Sep 9, 2016: Demonstrating the synergies of its recent acquisition of interactive innovator Jargon Technologies, Giant Interactive recently announced the debut of a suite of iTunes Extras® production tools which streamline the development process of the digital bonus package offered within the iTunes Store®, as well as reduce errors and facilitate expedited client […]

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September 8, 2016

UHD Blu-ray Capabilities Require Workflow Adjustments

While much or recent press has focused on the rapid growth in OTT, streaming media and digital entertainment, industry watchers shouldn’t overlook that there are some exciting, new things cooking over in physical home entertainment. UHD Blu-ray, the new ultra high definition physical format experienced some strong sales and vibrant sales growth during the 2016 holiday shopping […]

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January 24, 2017

Mobile Is the Next rEvolution in Video

While 2016 was a year of surprises, both welcome and unwelcome, 2017 promises to hit some new milestones of questionable merit as well. Evidence? Sony recently announced new details about their movie about emoji. Yes, there’ll be a movie about emoji. Really. (Disclaimer: Perhaps you shouldn’t trust me with cultural judgments such as this; I thought Robin Williams’ […]

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January 10, 2017

Wine, Wisdom & Vision, 2016

A fine time had by all at last week’s Wine, Wisdom & Vision event, supporting the Entertainment AIDS Alliance. President Jeff Stabenau, VP Meri Hassouni and CTO Bhanu Srikanth were just a few of the Giants supporting an important cause. During the course of the evening, Meri and Bhanu connected with more than a few […]

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December 19, 2016

You’ll Be Hearing More About OTT…Much More

If you follow the news about the evolution of home entertainment technology and consumer behavior, like we do, you can’t miss the numerous prognostications about the the future of streaming media, the rise of OTT, the increasing rate of “cord-cutting” and the personalization and app-ificiation (if there is such a word) of content delivery. Just […]

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September 1, 2016

DEG Numbers Report Good News for Home Entertainment

The Digital Entertainment Group’s very positive YOY Q2 numbers were reported in a number of publications, including Variety and Home Media Magazine. Consumers reversed the seemingly inexorable trend downward by showing a renewed interest in Blu-ray, DVD, EST and VOD, which is welcome news for everyone — studio executives, VOD platforms and digital studios (like […]

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August 5, 2016

UHD Blu-ray Off To A Fast Start

There’s a fair amount of buzz in the home entertainment industry about the prospects for UHD Blu-ray. Many of Giant’s clients have begun enacting their own strategy in this area, but a question often asked, however, is how the new format will fare in the marketplace, particularly among consumers who may be experiencing format fatigue […]

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July 8, 2016

Giant Interactive Acquires Leading Developer Jargon Technologies

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2016   GIANT INTERACTIVE ACQUIRES LEADING DEVELOPER JARGON TECHNOLOGIES New York — Giant Interactive, a pioneer in innovative digital services, creative content and interactive media services, today announced the acquisition of Jargon Technologies, a leader in advanced technology for home video distribution, development and services capabilities for Blu-ray™, […]

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April 15, 2016

The Future Is Streaming In Your Home

If there was any doubt that streaming media was the next step in the evolution of home entertainment, that uncertainty should be completely dispelled by now. Streaming is no longer the purview of first-adopters, or even early adopters — it’s mainstream AND Main Street. The statistics about household/market penetration are compelling and recently passed what […]

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March 21, 2016

On Super Tuesday, Vote Early, Vote Often (For the Home Media Magazine Nominees)*

As we do every year, we’re pleased to support our clients in the Home Media Magazine Awards, which recognize excellence in Blu-ray and DVD . Through April 15, film and TV fans and home entertainment enthusiasts can visit www.HomeMediaMagazine.com/awards-vote to select their favorite DVD and Blu-ray Disc titles of 2015, nominated by studios and distributors. […]

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March 1, 2016