In 1997, DVD was introduced to the American public, beginning the fastest diffusion of any consumer electronics product in history. In this dissertation, I show how DVD, via favorable conditions in industry, technology, culture, economics, and the regulatory environment, replaced existing home video and computing technologies while transforming home entertainment. I analyze how DVD was successfully developed and commercialized by member firms in the filmed entertainment, consumer electronics, and computing industries from 1994-2002. I demonstrate how a new industry developed around DVD through unprecedented cooperation between these three industries.... http://www.umedisc.com Universal Music Group http://www.universalstudios. com http://www.umusic.com Verance VESTEL Group of Companies http://www. vestel.com http://www.vestelinvestorrelations.com VIA Optical Solutions, Inc. Victoranbsp;...
|Title||:||Convergent Hollywood, DVD, and the Transformation of the Home Entertainment Industries|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2007|