Panasonic is unleashing Quickflix streaming services to selected Blu-ray models via its VIERA Connect platform.
Quickflix on-demand service streams movies from Hollywood studios including Warner Bros, Sony Pictures, NBCUniversal, and from HBO, BBC & iTV – meaning everything from TV series like The Wire to movies like 21 Jump Street, Coriolanus and Meeting Evil to oldies like ‘All Quiet on the Western Front’ can be streamed to your player via the web.
And there is also children’s content from the ABC, BBC, Turner and Cookie Jar.
Quickflix’s service starts at $14.99 for unlimited streaming and can be bundled with Quickflix DVD by post plans, with the option of premium pay per view movies.
Panasonic’s VIERA Connect also has a slew of other apps including to YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Skype, as well as Yahoo!7’s PLUS7 and ABC iView.
The Pana Blu-ray models that are Quickflix ready include: DMR-BWT820, BWT720, PWT520, HW220, DMP-BDT01, BDT320, BDT220, SC-BTT790, BTT490 and BTT190.
|“We are pleased to be expanding our partnership with Panasonic and in turn our addressable market, ” said Quickflix CEO Chris Taylor.
“Our objective is to be accessible through as many connected consumer devices as possible with a compelling product offering. This is another important milestone towards that ambition.”