DEG News

SAN DIEGO -- Music industry leaders discussed  the landscape for streaming Hi-Res Audio and consumers' eagerness for a higher tier listening experience, during the "Stream the Studio" Keynote at CEDIA 2017 here this week. DEG Senior Director Marc Finer, the keynote's moderator, and speaker Russ Crupnick, Managing Partner of MusicWatch, shared the results of several collaborative research studies on the topic of...

LOS ANGELES (September 5, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced its incoming Board of Directors with commencement of its 21st year as the home entertainment industry’s leading trade association. DEG’s voting member companies elected the new Board of Directors to serve for the 2017-18 fiscal year (August 1 – July 31). New to the Board are Adam Rockmore...

U.S. home entertainment spending has grown 3 percent so far in 2017, reaching nearly $4.5 billion for the quarter and more than $9 billion in the first half, with consumers continuing to spend more on digital transactions to enjoy movies through electronic purchases and video on demand. Blu-ray Disc sales also enjoyed an increase in sales. Clearly, consumers continue to transition...

DEG's first ever Comic-Con exhibit, the "Future of Home Entertainment," was a hub of excitement at San Diego's Hard Rock Hotel last weekend. For three days, press and hundreds of consumers came to check out new home entertainment technology including Oculus Rift and Gear VR, 4K TVs, Ultra HD Blu-ray players and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray movies, plus props and scenes from some...

The DEG Board of Directors election for FY2017-18 is currently taking place by email. Ballots are due to DEG by July 26. The Board will be announced the week of July 31. For questions, contact DEG at 424.248.3809....

CEDIA 2017 will feature a special presentation from a group of experts who are driving exciting advances in digital music delivery. The Stream the Studio™ keynote session, sponsored by DEG, will be held on Thursday, September 7 at 12:00 p.m. in Ballroom 20A at the San Diego Convention Center. The session will feature Ty Roberts of Universal Music Group, Mike Jbara of MQA...

LOS ANGELES (June 14, 2017): DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is pleased to announce it will present its first "Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology” to Academy Award winning actor and advocate Geena Davis, Founder and Chair of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media.  DEG created the Innovation Award to recognize female executives in the fields...

NEW YORK (April 23, 2017): DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group is pleased to announce four finalists for its first "Hedy Lamarr Award for Innovation in Entertainment Technology,” which recognizes female executives in the fields of entertainment and technology who have made a significant contribution to the industry. Finalists for the inaugural Hedy Lamarr Award are Geena Davis, Founder and Chair,...

Astell&Kern, Bluesound, MQA, Pioneer Onkyo USA and Qobuz to participate in a variety of consumer and trade activities LOS ANGELES (March 30, 2017) – As part of its ongoing efforts to support the launch of Hi-Res Audio (HRA), DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) announced that five leading audio companies joined the association and will participate on its HRA Committee. In addition to having sponsored...