Western Digital’s new wireless streamer with Spotify
Andy Ruffell / 5 years ago
Today saw the release of Western Digital’s next generation wireless streaming device which is the first to offer the Spotify music service, with a new user intuitive interface and easy Wi-fi connectivity or ethernet options with the high performance 802.11n wireless connectivity supporting Full-HD 1080p video resolution, the WD TV Live offers access and wireless streaming of connected devices including USB drives and NAS (Network Attached Storage) as well as services from Netflix, Hulu Plus and Blockbuster directly to your TV as well as the newly added Spotify music service.
“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, including a first of its kind service with Spotify, we are excited to deliver on that commitment.”
The unit has a USB port, HDMI port, ethernet port, composite AV and optical audio port, also supporting a wide range of file formats:
|Video – AVI (Xvid, AVC, MPEG1/2/4), MPG/MPEG, VOB, MKV (h.264, x.264, AVC, MPEG1/2/4, VC-1), TS/TP/M2T (MPEG1/2/4, AVC, VC-1), MP4/MOV (MPEG4, h.264), M2TS, WMV9, FLV (h.264)|
|Photo – JPEG, GIF, TIF/TIFF, BMP, PNG|
|Audio – MP3, WAV/PCM/LPCM, WMA, AAC, FLAC, MKA, AIF/AIFF, OGG, Dolby Digital, DTS|
|Playlist – PLS, M3U, WPL|
|Subtitle – SRT, ASS, SSA, SUB, SMI|
The new WD TV Live streaming media player can be purchased from retailers worldwide and online at wdstore.com at a MSRP for the WD TV Live streaming media player of $99.99 USD.