CES Report: RCA Shows Connected TVs, M-Go Movies
Created by Technicolor and Dreamworks, the M-Go service is getting a big public unveiling at CES.
Ready for another streaming movie service? Stop by the RCA/Technicolor booth at International CES in Las Vegas, Nevada, to get an early look at M-Go. The M-Go movie service actually launched in December and is still in beta, but owners Technicolor and Dreamworks are using CES to give it a big public unveiling.
What M-Go mostly has right now is potential. It doesn't include anything new to the area, and actually has less than most competing services. It doesn't yet have movies from all the major studios (it hasn't gotten Disney yet) and the catalog is only 6,000 movies and TV shows. The interface is simple but sparse. It allows every member of the household to make their own subaccount for better recommendations, which is handy: Each account can have six profiles. Pricing is the standard $3 to $5 for most rentals and $20 or less for most purchases.
M-Go content is UltraViolet-compliant, so people purchasing a title have the option to store it in the cloud (that's actually the default setting). While it's not a groundbreaker yet, with such prominent owners it could quickly grow to become a competitor.
M-Go is incorporated into two RCA connected televisions, a 55-inch (available later this month) and a 46-inch model (available now), both of which are on display at RCA's booth. Technicolor owns RCA, and RCA's sets are created by licensees. These two Android-driven connected TVs are created by On Corporation.