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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...

Association Welcomes Broad Green Pictures, Ericsson, FandangoNOW, The Great Courses, and Premiere Digital LOS ANGELES (March 23, 2017) – Home entertainment’s leading trade association, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group (DEG) announced today the addition of five new member companies: Broad Green Pictures, Ericsson, FandangoNOW, The Great Courses, and Premiere Digital. “The DEG welcomes its five new member companies, all of whom represent...

Committee to Provide Cohesive Voice for the Home Entertainment Industry Acrss All Digital and Physical Platforms LOS ANGELES (Feb. 9, 2017) – DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group today announced its incoming Communications Committee for the coming term.  Representing digital and physical platforms within the home entertainment ecosystem, the Communications Committee will develop strategies that align with the priorities of the home...

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