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IMDb and Kindle Partner on X-Ray for Movies

Thompson on Hollywood By Maggie Lange | Thompson on Hollywood September 10, 2012 at 2:44PM

IMDb and Amazon's Kindle Fire proudly introduce a useful interruption during your feature presentation: "X-Ray for Movies." By tapping on the screen of a movie, the user will be able to see the names and filmographies of each of the actors. The X-Ray program, exclusive to Kindle Fire at the moment, is backed with over 100 million data items from IMDb's resources. What does IMDb's founder and CEO, Col Needham have to say about this? That it's a revolution, twenty years in the making. “X-Ray for Movies revolutionizes the way we watch movies," Needham stated in a press release, "This is the culmination of everything we’ve been working on for over twenty years and is the result of a combination of sophisticated technology and old-fashioned hard work. "
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A useful tool or a distraction?

IMDb and Amazon's Kindle Fire are bringing us "X-Ray for Movies." Tap on the screen of a movie page, and you can see the names and filmographies of each of the actors. The X-Ray program, exclusive to Kindle Fire, is backed with over 100 million data items from IMDb's resources.

IMDb founder and CEO Col Needham says it's a revolution twenty years in the making: “X-Ray for Movies revolutionizes the way we watch movies. This is the culmination of everything we’ve been working on for over twenty years and is the result of a combination of sophisticated technology and old-fashioned hard work. "

This article is related to: IMDB, Amazon, New Media & Technology


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