Western Digital announces WD TV Live HD media player

Friday, May 14th, 2010 | In Electronic Gadgets | Tags: ,

Western Digital on 6th May 2010, had announced its new WD TV Live HD media player, which is the first Windows 7 compatible network media player with its full HD 1080p (1920 x 1080 pixels resolution) and supports for network connectivity.

WD TV Live HD media player
Since the WD TV Live compatible with Windows 7, the Play To feature original from Windows 7 makes the media player easy to play music and video on other networked computers, Televisions or stereos supported devices around the house.

Western Digital has worked closely with Microsoft to apply this exciting new Play To feature, to ensure the WD TV Live fully compatible with Windows 7 computers and allows users to simply right click on the files or add them to the WD TV Live media player as the playback device.

WD TV Live HD media player is also a digital media streamer comes with built-in Pandora Internet Radio; Live365 Internet radio and YouTube channel to let users have variety choice on their favorite radio station. It also allows anyone to play media stored on an USB; network drives from the home network or content from websites and directly display the contents on their largest size of high-definition Television.

The WD TV Live has HDMI 1.3 interface for video output to external HD Television. It has S/PDIF interface, which is a Data Link Layer protocol for carrying digital audio signals between devices and stereo components over optical or electrical cable.

Some features from WD TV Live HD media player,
1. Create custom slide shows, search, zoom and pan.
2. Animated navigation menus can be controlled by the remote control and crisp.
3. Supports for various file formats without waste time on transcoding the files.
4. Two USB ports allow the WD TV Live to read contents simultaneously.
5. The external USB drives can act as mass storage devices for WD TV Live media playback.
6. Built-in Ethernet port for wired or Wi-Fi connection to access files on the network.
7. On-screen menus to manage the files stored on an USB, network drive or camcorder.
8. The Picture Transfer Protocol for show photos and movies directly from the digital camera.

WD TV Live HD media player is measures 1.57 x 3.95 x 4.94 inches, weight around 0.67 pounds and it is now available for $149.99.

Information via wdc.


2 Comments to “Western Digital announces WD TV Live HD media player”

  1. Comment 1
    francisco guallpa Says:

    i lke wach muvies

  2. Comment 2
    francisco guallpa Says:

    i like to install this wd on my tv

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