September 07, 2010 by Robert Archer
In the world of high-performance home theater, Kaleidescape has established its product line as a go-to source component to provide users with an easy and reliable way to manage and playback their music and movie files.
On Sept. 2 the Sunnyvale, Calif.-based manufacturer of residential entertainment servers announced its new iPhone application. Kaleidescape says the app will allow users of its products to more easily shop for movies.
The app scans a DVD or Blu-ray disc barcode and then notifies users if they have that title in their content libraries and what format the video is stored.
The app also provides users with information from its Movie Guide feature, which includes movie descriptions; who directed and starred in the movie, aspect ratios, running times and ratings.
Michael Malcom, chairman and CEO of Kaleidescape, says new iPhone app provides users with another tool that enhances their home theater experience.
“This new app broadens the value of the rich information in our exclusive Movie Guide by making it available to our customers when they are shopping,” he says. “It also extends the elegance and simplicity of the Kaleidescape experience beyond the home.”
Kaleidescape dealers and their clients can go to Apple’s iTunes web site to download the app.
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