Also to record!
The range of services offered by Wester Digital multimedia centers, Live Hub e Live TV, is further expanded; with the launch this morning, new TV services were introduced: Red Bull TV, ABC iView, Acetrax ™, and AOL HD, but above all, the new recording service for HD movies on disk. The WD TV Live Hub thus becomes the only media player that offers the direct download service of VUDU HD movies and TV shows. Thanks to the integrated 1TB hard disk, the WD TV Live Hub can save and play digital content purchased from VUDU, including the high-quality 1080p Full HD HDX video format and Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 audio format.
If you want to know more about the new services, we advise you to read the press release below, while if you want to know what we think of the Western digital Live HUB, here is the link to our review
NEW SERVICES AND MORE ENTERTAINMENT WITH WD TV MEDIA PLAYERS!
New options and services complement the WD TV Live ™ and WD TV Live Hub product offering for all-round entertainment
Milan, June 5, 2102 - Western Digital® (NYSE: WDC), a world leader in external storage solutions and manufacturer of the renowned WD TV® family of media players, has announced a series of new entertainment options to add to the offering WD TV Live ™ and WD TV Live Hub ™ media players. New services available, and globally, include Red Bull TV, ABC iView, Acetrax ™, and AOL HD. You can also watch live or record from TV with the new SlingPlayer ™ application which allows you to save premium HD movies directly to the WD TV Live Hub hard drive via the VUDU ™ download service.
The new entertainment options add to the WD TV media family many exciting possibilities for enjoying personal content such as videos, photos and music supporting a wide range of multimedia formats. Users can watch localized content on any PC or Mac® on the home network, on a network drive such as the WD My Book® Live ™ for personal cloud storage, and on digital camcorders, cameras, or other connected USB devices. WD TV Live Hub customers can also save and share pictures and videos while on the go, using the WD Photos app for iPhone, iPad and Android mobile devices.
The WD TV Live Hub is the only media player that offers direct download of HD movies of the moment through VUDU's large offering of movies and TV shows. Thanks to the integrated 1TB hard drive, the WD TV Live Hub can save and play digital content purchased from VUDU, including the high quality 1080p Full HD HDX ™ video format and Dolby Digital Plus 7.1 audio format. "Centralizing their entertainment on the WD TV Live Hub gives our customers the ability to play Full HD movies without overloading the network or clogging the hard drives of other PCs in the home," explained Scott Vouri, vice president and general manager. WD Connected Home Solutions. From “Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol” to “The Muppets,” WD brings the best movies of the moment to the WD TV Live Hub for a cinema-like experience in the living room.
The new SlingPlayer application creates a complete home entertainment solution by allowing customers to stream live or recorded TV content through a network-connected Slingbox device to any TV in the home, simply by connecting it to WD TV Live.
Updates and new services available:
- AOL HD - AOL HD features high-resolution content on technology, lifestyle, celebrities and entertainment updated every day.
- Red Bull TV - Red Bull TV offers sports and action, music and entertainment.
- Acetrax - Available only on WD TV Live, this service includes Europe's largest digital library of major Hollywood TV shows and movies.
The WD TV Live and WD TV Live Hub media players are available at select retailers and online in the WD Store at www.wdstore.com.
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