With a previous announcement by Universal Studios Home Entertainment we were able to make contact with them and it appears that the pocket BLU™ app will be available for Select BlackBerry Devices on February 9th to coincide with the availability of Couples Retreat on BlueRay DVD. We will do another post with download links and more screen shots when we are sure it is available tomorrow.
pocket BLU™ enables your BlackBerry device to communicate directly with your Blu-ray™ player to extend your movie experience in ways never before possible. pocket BLU™ seamlessly connects to the Blu-ray™ player over a Wi-Fi network.
pocket BLU™ app uses Blackberry® Devices to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-rayTM player and offers advanced features such as:
- Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray™ player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live™ functions with ease.
- Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the movie.
- Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray™ discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there’s a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy exclusive content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
- Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray™ Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
- Keyboard: Enter data into a Blu-ray player with your device’s easy and intuitive keyboard that will facilitate such Blu-ray™ features as chatting with friends and sending messages.