INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday travelers in Indianapolis now have a quick and easy way to rent and buy entertainment while traveling, as Digiboo (www.digiboo.com), a digital retail entertainment download service, launches at the Indianapolis International Airport (IND). Digiboo has installed three interactive touchscreen kiosks on Concourses A and B, so travelers can easily rent or buy entertainment on-the-go.
"With Digiboo, you no longer have to find ways to occupy yourself while traveling over the holidays, since the entertainment is right in the airport," said Blake Thomas, CMO, Digiboo. "We think Indianapolis travelers will love exploring our catalogue and find something for everyone."
Movie fans can choose from Digiboo's library of more than 800 movies and 300 television shows, including new releases such as "Man of Steel," "Grown Ups 2," "White House Down," "The Conjuring," and "Red 2," as well as popular catalog titles. TV lovers can enjoy their favorite episodes of "The Walking Dead," "Revolution," "Big Bang Theory," "Weeds," Breaking Bad," and "Mad Men," among others.
These movies and TV programs can be downloaded in as little as 30 seconds to a thumb drive, or directly to a device in just minutes via Wi-Fi and played back on any iPhone®, iPad®, iPad mini®, iPod touch® or any Android or Windows-enabled PC, laptop, tablet or phone. Anyone, from business travelers to families on vacation, can enjoy Digiboo, and since the service is digital-only, with no physical discs, new releases are always in stock, and there is never anything to return.
"We aim to provide a great experience to everyone that passes through our airport," said Archie Carper, retail director for the Indianapolis Airport Authority. "Digiboo allows us to offer our guests a new way of accessing and experiencing the latest in entertainment while they travel to their holiday destinations."
Digiboo's competitively-priced catalogue can be accessed through its interactive touchscreen kiosks, also found in Houston Hobby (HOU) and Bush (IAH) airports, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA), Portland International Airport (PDX), Boise Airport (BOI) and within select Gateway Newstands.
Digiboo is a convenient option for people to watch the movies and TV shows they love, whenever and wherever they want. It is a first-of-its-kind digital retail download service that has more than 800 new releases and popular movie titles and 300 television series available through its interactive touchscreen kiosks.
Digiboo kiosks are currently available through airports and Gateway Newstands in the United States and Canada, ideal distribution channels offering more choices for people to buy or rent the entertainment they love while on-the-go. These movies and TV shows can be downloaded in as little as 30 seconds to a thumb drive, or just minutes directly to your device via Wi-Fi and played back on any Apple iPhone, iPad, iPad mini or iPod Touch or any Android or Windows-enabled PC, laptop, tablet or phone. Digiboo delivers a fast and convenient way for people to watch movies and TV.
Digiboo was founded in 2008 by film industry veterans Richard Cohen, former MGM Home Entertainment and Consumer Products president, Jeff Karbowiak, EVP of MGM's Home Entertainment Group, David Beddow, CTO at Movielink, and Blake Thomas, GM of MGM Home Entertainment.
About the Indianapolis Airport Authority
The Indianapolis Airport Authority owns and operates Indiana's largest airport system. In addition to the Indianapolis International Airport, its facilities include the Downtown Heliport, Eagle Creek Airpark, Hendricks County Airport, Indianapolis Regional Airport, and Metropolitan Airport. IND has received numerous prestigious awards recognizing it as a leader within its class, including best airport in North America in 2010 and 2012 in Airports Council International's annual Airport Service Quality awards. IND is the first airport in the U.S. to win LEED® certification for an entire terminal campus, and the airport has won recognition for excellent customer service, concessions programs, and art and architecture.
IND's economic impact in Central Indiana is more than $4.5 billion annually, and about 10,000 people work at the airport each day. IND serves more than 7 million business and leisure travelers each year and averages 136 daily flights to 34 nonstop destinations. Home of the world's second-largest FedEx Express operation and the nation's eighth-largest cargo facility, IND is committed to becoming the airport system of choice for both passenger and cargo service. For more information, visit IND's Facebook page at Indianapolis International Airport and Twitter page at @INDairport..
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