March 07, 2008 â€“ Isle of Man
Duke Video is pleased to announce today that it has entered into a deal with digital entertainment store Coolroom.
The agreement means that an extensive range of titles from Duke's catalogue will now be accessible through Coolroom. The collection includes many motoring and motorsport titles, such as Audi Quattro â€“ The Full Story, the A-Z of British Motorcycles and the Havoc crash series, as well as many programmes featuring fishing, football, military history and more.
Customers will be able to enjoy fishing masterclasses hosted by the legendary Bob Nudd MBE, watch profiles of footballing greats â€“ including George Best, Gary Lineker and Denis Law, and download the exceptional War Diaries series, which charts the story of World War II year-by-year.
These and many more programmes will be available to own, rent and watch on demand from Â£2.50 through Coolroom's website and bespoke IPTV channel across Microsoft Media Centre.
Consumers with Windows XP or Vista PCs* can view Coolroom on Media Centre and ultimately enjoy Duke's content on TV from the comfort of their sofa via a remote controlled home entertainment centre.
Duke Managing Director Peter Duke said: â€œTeaming up with Coolroom will allow Duke to bring its wide and varied range of programmes to an even greater audience, giving customers more choice with all the convenience and ease-of-use offered by Coolroom's service.â€
Rupert Fleming of Coolroom added: â€œDuke is a leading publisher of sport and special interest content and we are delighted to be adding their extensive and diverse range to Coolroom.â€
*Microsoft Media Centre comes as standard on the following operating systems; Vista Home Premium, Vista Ultimate & Windows XP Media Centre Edition.