As the action is getting hot in the digital convergence marketplace, many leading players are jumping into the fray. EZAir Wireless that markets CE (Consumer Electronic) products is also offering its product lineup of 4 products and special deals with online content partners. The solution has been released across Europe and is now available in Spain, says the company.
EZAir’s products wirelessly stream the entire computer screen to a TV or projector in full HD quality, with up to 5.1 surround sound. The PC to TV streaming, backed by Wisair’s Ultra Wideband Wireless USB technology, allows online video and music enthusiasts to enjoy movies in HD resolution, surf the entire web on the big screen, interact with online content, or do their work while using their screen of choice – be it a television or a projector – from the comfort of their couch, says the company. The solution features a Plug&Play USB dongle set and targets home entertainment buyers.[ Also Read: Nexon Eyeing Mobile and Social Gaming Space ]
A slew of more companies are also trying to gain a foothold in this emerging market. With its eyes on the connected TV space, Sony has introduced Sony Internet TV, powered by Google TV. It is claimed to be the world’s first television with the ability to watch HDTV, enjoy apps, and browse the Internet seamlessly on one device. (Read: Sony Internet TV Comes with Google TV)
Hillcrest Labs, for example, has unveiled the latest version of Kylo, the free Web browser for television, with many new features for consumers who view online content on their PCs or Macs connected to the TV.[ Also Read: LG Premieres LG Cinema 3D Technology ]
Kylo lets users access sites across the Internet, with a browser that was specifically designed to be viewed from a distance in the living room, family room or dorm room. (Read: Kylo Comes as Free Web Browser for Television)
Veebeam, a wireless company that offers to bring Internet video content to TV, has announced a 1080p HD media player named Veebeam.
It allows consumers to wirelessly stream anything from their laptop to their TV. Internet-delivered movies, sports websites, photos and more can also be shared on any HDTV. (Read: Veebeam Media Player to Show Web Movies on TV)[ Also Read: Girls Gone Wild and Digital with Zinio ]
And GlideTV, which introduced handheld wireless touchpad – the Navigator, says it has released the beta version of its What’s On visual guide to online entertainment and a big screen web browser specially made for the living room.
The free online service and downloadable software allows users to see what shows and entertainment are available across the entire web in a single glance and browse them by category and genre. (Read: What’s On Guide Offers New Fun for Internet TV)
Netflix has gone a step further to deliver TV content to mobiles. It has introduced its free Netflix App, allowing Netflix members to instantly watch TV episodes and movies streamed to their iPhone or iPod touch. (Read: Watching TV Episodes, Movies on Your iPhone)
And DISH Network, a pay-TV provider in America, has announced a free app for the Apple iPad: DISH Remote Access. It is claimed to be the first and only app from a TV service provider designed for the iPad that allows users to control their televisions remotely. (Read: When Apple iPad becomes a Remote Control)
Currently, the EZAir Wireless’ product line is comprised of the EZView and EZView+, which transmits full HD video wirelessly; the EZDock, which replaces laptop docking stations, allowing the notebook PC to be stationed anywhere in the room; and the EZVibe, for audiophiles, to move their music from their vast PC collections to their favorite sound system, wirelessly.
The products operate via a PC Adapter (a small dongle) that plugs into a USB port available in any PC/Laptop and an adapter that connects to the target device (such as flat TV, speaker system or PC peripherals).
The EZView streams up to 720p HD video, 1400×1050 screen resolution and 2.1 surround sound audio, while the EZView+ streams up to full HD 1080p (1920×1080) and 5.1 surround sound. Both models can wirelessly stream up to 10m (in room, line of sight).
The EZDock allows Mac and PC users to connect to a monitor, keyboard, mouse and speakers, via a single wireless link with a single adapter that connects to a USB port. Supported screen resolution is up to 1920×1080.
EZVibe is designed to wirelessly stream up to 5.1 surround sound from a laptop or PC to an external in-room speaker, stereo, or home theater system. Users can finally take their sound quality to the next level with ease, using the EZVibe wireless audio streamer.
EZAir Wireless products are available online at www.EZAirWireless.com and are priced from 69 to 149 euros. The announcement was made today, March 7.