Vudu starts streaming movies to the iPad, chooses the web app route

Now that Vudu has started streaming movies to PCs over the web, we’re not surprised that starting today, it’s moving to the iPad as well but what is surprising is the decision to stream over the web and forego a dedicated app. This approach lets the Wal-mart-owned (and fully integrated) video delivery company avoid the restrictions of Apple’s app store and any additional fees, but unfortunately still means that like the PC, it’s restricted to standard definition resolution and due to licensing issues is missing any flicks from Disney. The company plans to keep expanding onto other platforms like Android soon (if you must, the site does work on the iPhone right now but the UI isn’t optimized for it yet) but it appears accessibility is replacing high quality HDX streaming as the service’s most notable trait, for better or worse.

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Vudu starts streaming movies to the iPad, chooses the web app route originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 10 Aug 2011 02:46:00 EST.

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