The Father of the DVD

A Newsweek profile: One Man’s Flight of Fancy (Slashdot)

In the future, will there be a place for a “hard” medium that you can touch and store on your shelves? Lieberfarb believes that answer is no. “The future will see video on demand delivered over the Internet, and movies will be just one of the offerings,” he says. Already, services like RealNetworks can offer “Finding Nemo” online, and TiVo offers connections to Internet movie sites. Digital video “will transform what, where, when and how we get our entertainment,” he says.