WD launches wireless media player

Western digital have launched a new wireless streaming media player that connect directly to televisions and can stream 1080p content

October 7, 2011

Western Digital, the world’s leader in external storage solutions and maker of the popular WD TV media player family, today introduced the next generation of its WD TV Live streaming media player, an easy to use Wi-Fi enabled media player. The new streaming media player easily connects to the Internet wirelessly or through an Ethernet connection, with the high performance 802.11n wireless connectivity supporting even the most demanding high definition video applications.

WD TV Live features WD’s newest intuitive user interface that delivers quality Internet content from video services to Internet radio and social networking from companies like YouTube, Facebook, Picassa Web Albums and TuneIn Radio, directly to your TV in Full-HD 1080p resolution. WD TV Live also includes Fun Spot Games, a casual gaming service that offers everything from arcade and card games to puzzles, strategy and quizzes, including Sudoku, Black Jack and Poker. Adding to the WD TV family’s current content offerings, WD TV Live will now include the Dailymotion video service. The new service offers quality video content from users, independent content creators and premium partners, including high-quality and HD video.

In addition to premium Internet content, WD TV Live allows users to enjoy personal media such as photos, video and music on their home entertainment systems by supporting a wide range of file formats for streaming content from any connected USB drive like the WD My Passport  and My Book product families, digital camcorder or camera, network drive such as the My Book Live personal cloud storage, and any networked PC or Mac computer in the home.

“WD is committed to providing our customers with a premium entertainment experience that includes seamless streaming of personal media and the best of the Internet directly to the highest quality screen and sound system in the home,” said Jim Welsh, executive vice president and general manager for WD’s Branded Products and Consumer Electronics groups. “By marrying advanced features of the new wireless WD TV Live with quality content from service providers, we are excited to deliver on that commitment.”

Availability

The new WD TV Live streaming media player can be purchased at select retailers worldwide and online at wdstore.com

Tags: , , ,