By Julie Jacobson · November 30, 2011 • Latest trial could determine if Kaleidescape movie servers breach contract with DVD CCA, licensor of CSS decryption software for DRM; could be landmark case for DVD copying.
By Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2011 • With M700, Kaleidescape continues to store, stream DVDs as usual, despite legal threats from DVD CCA; Blu-ray streaming abides by AACS licensing agreements.
By Julie Jacobson · July 20, 2011 • New M700 carousel ($5,995) with integrated movie player accommodates 320 Blu-ray and DVD discs, reduces overall system cost for whole-house media server.
By Julie Jacobson · March 29, 2011 • Fusion Research attributes longevity of media server business to pricing, generic storage, streaming content, self-hosted database, no contracts with DVD CCA.
By Julie Jacobson · July 29, 2010 • Kaleidescape to offer two Blu-ray Vaults -- a 100-disc add-on and a 300-disc integrated solution -- which may ultimately solve issues with DRM and the DVD CCA.
By Julie Jacobson · July 6, 2010 • AMX denies that its MAX media server violates a CSS license agreement with the DVD CCA, but drops the product anyway.
By Julie Jacobson · May 25, 2010 • Peter Cholnoky discusses new client device for high-performance servers, hints at $2,500 server solution. Concerned about legalities? "Nope. Should I be?"
By Julie Jacobson · May 12, 2010 • Although its Blu-ray solution is not ideal, at least Kaleidescape has a roadmap. Where is CEA in all of this?
By Julie Jacobson · May 11, 2010 • New M-Class players let users copy Blu-ray discs onto Kaleidescape media server, but the disc must be in the tray in order to play it.
By Julie Jacobson · April 30, 2010 • Vibe Movie Server follows Sunfire, Escient and Xperinet into the server cemetery. Will Hollywood and streaming media put an end to movie servers?
By Julie Jacobson · March 4, 2010 • CEO Michael Malcolm tells CE Pro: 'We don't believe that this settlement has any implications for Kaleidescape's case with the DVD CCA'
By Julie Jacobson · March 4, 2010 • Instead of appealing a decision that deemed its DVD-copying software illegal, Real Networks caved to the studios and will pay $4.5 million; implications for Kaleidescape?
By Julie Jacobson · January 12, 2010 • RealNetworks claimed Hollywood studios and DVD CCA violated antitrust laws for preventing the sale of products like RealDVD that enable fair-use copying of DVDs
By Julie Jacobson · December 19, 2007 • Ripped DVDs maintain copy protection; cannot leave the Escient network
By Julie Jacobson · January 1, 2005 • The DVD Copyright Control Association (DVD CCA) is a bunch of bullies. Not just because this legalized cartel sued Kaleidescape, but because the organization manages to coerce all manufacturers of DVD players to sign away their rights. . .