Originally posted by rgbyhkr
Once again, the Escient movie database is their own. They've been using and updating it for years since they first introduced the PowerPlay product in 1999.
Well, according to their press release it sounds as if they indeed are using the OG Database for DVD information...
"Best of all, by tapping into Escient?s world-renowned OpenGlobe Entertainment Services and Internet DVD database, as well as Gracenote?s䠒 music service, the DVDM-100 provides users with an integrated movie guide and player that displays movie titles, cast biographies, ratings, release years, cover art ? as well as the physical location for all DVDs in the external changers. "
In addition I am also quite confident that the source code being used as base for the the DVDM-100 is the same as was used in the old Powerball and Entre units - layout and functionality is basically the same on all these units... It's probably OG that provide the code base for these units (my speculation).