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Sony gets more Internet video, snags Amazon

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Sony BRAVIA Internet Video Link adds Amazon and Dailymotion
Sony just added both Amazon Video on Demand and Dailymotion content to their BRAVIA Internet Video Link. Content by these providers will be available starting today. The Sony BRAVIA Internet Video Link is a component that brings Internet video to certain BRAVIA HDTVs. It can be purchased for a little over $200 at Amazon.com. Sony already has several other online content providers on its Internet Video Link including CBS, Sports Illustrated and YouTube.

Of particular interest is you can get Amazon Video on Demand content right from the television after a registration process. This allows for a streamlined process of picking up movies from Amazon without the use of a computer. Keep in mind, that the Sony BRAVIA Internet Video Link only works with some of Sony’s televisions and will not work on non-Sony products.

Dailymotion is a video sharing site based in Paris, France. It is one of the older video sites, but one of the first to offer users the option of embedding HD flash video. Sony’s deal with Dailymotion brings both standard definition and high definition video the BRAVIA party. Dailymotion’s last big announcement was in June when it signed a deal to provide a channel for Warner Brothers.

Read [Sony Press Release]

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