Samsung Launches Streaming Media Player17 Oct, 2013 By: Chris Tribbey
Samsung has launched a new streaming media player that allows any Internet-connected TV to connect with more than 100 Samsung apps. The player is available Oct. 23.
The Samsung GX-SM530CF media player retails for $150, and beyond including apps like Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, Vudu and YouTube, the player also allows owners to access cable content without needing a cable box.
“With our new Samsung Smart Media Player, we’re providing consumers with an all-in-one solution that makes the TV-watching experience ‘smarter,’” said Jim Kiczek, director of digital audio and video at Samsung Electronics America. “This great product brings the Samsung smart-TV experience to any digital TV, giving customers a seamless home entertainment experience that combines live cable content and smart-TV applications all in one device.”
The player also includes a recommendation feature and AllShare, which lets viewers share content from mobile devices to their TV.