Owners of Star Trek: The Original Series on Blu-ray will be able to access daily reports from FEDCON, Europe’s largest Star Trek convention, for direct download from the disc’s BD-Live portal. Apart from the additional information and exclusive videos and trailers provided via BD-Live, videos of the highlights at FEDCON will be available for download. Fans will get BD Live Access to daily reports from the con, taking place in Bonn, Germany this weekend, from May 1st – May 3rd, 2009.
For the first time ever, CBS Home Entertainment will have teams onsite at FEDCON, filming behind-the-scenes footage, talent interviews and more which will then be made available daily for direct download.
The convention in Germany features appearances from many stars of the STAR TREK universe including Nichelle Nichols (Captain Uhura) from the classic series. More than 5,000 fans will get together in Bonn to celebrate their favorite series over the weekend. The groundbreaking first season of Star Trek: The Original Series on Blu-ray, released on April 28 from CBS and Paramount, boasts superior picture and pristine audio for the best possible home viewing experience. The Blu-ray seven disc set includes all 29 first season episodes and loads of special features.
Fans are also invited to post their private pictures and comments at CBS’s new website dedicated to BD-Live at www.cbs-bdlive.com.