- The only usable way to get SVT Play on a real TV
- Youtube and DLNA also supported
- Death to IR remotes and on-TV UI, 100% app based UI
(website in beta, feedback appreciated!)
What is necessary to activate the USB ports and the SD-card port? Only a software update? Or a hardware upgrade as well?johannes wrote:Yep, we are approved by SVT, and are talking to them regularly to head-up changes.
It has Ethernet, HDMI, 3 x USB, SD-card and power. The USB and SD-card ports are not used right now, but we might add USB mass-storage photo playback in the future.
I'm right now working on a web-site update with more detials (app screenshots etc).
[Edit]: You can also see some of the UI in the video at (the URL is removed due to a "Your post looks too spamy for a new user, please remove off-site URLs." message).
This is all software, the hardware is there.What is necessary to activate the USB ports and the SD-card port? Only a software update? Or a hardware upgrade as well?
It will support the services we choose to add. So far we only have SVT Play, Youtube and DLNA, and I know this is quite thin, but more will come, rest assured. Early spring we will add a good video rental service, and after that we have a roadmap. We will share more as soon as we are allowed.Binkem wrote:This is very interesting... But it also raises a lot of questions.
Will this support the usual video streaming companies (eg. Netflix etc.)?
Yes. However this player is not for sale yet, we don't think it makes sense until we have a good music service included. Do you agree?Binkem wrote: Will the music player (listen 100) be controllable from the same app?
So far we have chosen to display just the folder structure, so if you have it structured on your NAS / B3, it is just as structured in the app. We have plans for a much nicer UI with search and auto-poster-matching and display etc., but this will take a while before we release.Binkem wrote: Will the DLNA service be able to give a structured view of my media? My experience is that DLNA show all music/video as a large mass of all my video's/music mp3's.
HOpefully in the future but no agreements are signed with music services yet so no promises.Binkem wrote: Will the listen support the likes of Spotify Deezer etc...)
Yes, I agree fully. Our view is that 1) media hardware sucks today, with a few exceptions. No-one offers a good user interface that spans over all media content (private content & paid services, video, audio and photos, multi-room, multi-device). Sonos are our heros because they are the least sucky. 2) User interfaces should always be on smartphones and never on TV's, for so many reasons. (Try choosing from a 10k movie databased on your smart TV on a friday night, there is one.)Binkem wrote: I would love a good/smooth system to replace my Squeezeboxes/ACryan video player by something that is controlled by a single app and that can access the data stored on my B3.