Vudu, studios team for HD delivery


NEW YORK -- Vudu, a movie download set-top box, has partnered with Paramount, Universal and Lionsgate to deliver HD titles on a video-on-demand basis, the company said Thursday.

The Vudu box went on sale last month and has over 5,000 titles in standard definition. It has agreements with all the major studios and 22 other independent and international film distributors. The box connects to the Internet, content is delivered using peer-to-peer technology and requires no software downloads.