New tech enables direct film sales to the iPhone, iPod touch
FlickRocket (http://www.flickrocket.com), an online video distribution platform for small- and medium-size content owners has added support for iPhone and iPod touch devices. Video makers using FlickRocket to distribute their video can use the new feature to extend the audience they reach to the growing number of mobile video users with the Apple devices.
FlickRocket enables content owners to sell their video directly from their web site under their own branding. Content owners can define the price and license scheme such as rental or download-to-own including advanced options such as secure burning to DVD or export to mobile devices.
With the addition of the iPhone or iPod touch, content owners are now able to sell their content to virtually every device capable of playing video starting from a PC ranging to portable media players, cell phones, game consoles, DVD Players and more. By choice of the content owner, the video is secured by Digital Rights Management, says Michael Schmidt, vice presidentof Marketing at FlickRocket.
FlickRocket supports Windows, regular DVD players, portable media players, navigation systems, Windows Mobile phones, Blackberry, Android, feature phones, PlayStation and iPhone/iPod touch. Solutions for Mac OS X and Android are planned to be released in the near future.