Blu-ray By the Numbers
Some facts and figures about Blu-ray, compiled from throughout the day at Blu-Con in Los Angeles:
- According to figures released by DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, Blu-ray players are currently in around 11.7 million U.S. households. Overall sales of Blu-ray software have risen 83 percent so far this year, while sales of Blu-ray set-top players, at 3.3 million through three quarters, have risen 112 percent on the year.
- Purchase interest in Blu-ray technology is 54 percent higher among those who have seen a side-by-side demonstration of standard DVD and Blu-ray, DEG President Ron Sanders said.