Panasonic has launched its first line of Streaming Media Players which the company displayed at the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show.
The media players were a big hit with spectators and press at the convention this year, offering an easy to use UI with an extreamly low price-point. The line-up features two models, which are the DMP-MST60 and the DMP-MS10 featuring VIERA Connect and IP VOD respectively.
The Panasonic Streaming Media Player DMP-MST60 is available now for $99.99, while the DMP-MS10 has an MSRP of just $79.99. According to the press-release sent out today, the Panasonic 3D-capable streaming media player, the MST60, features Panasonic’s “proprietary connected TV platform, VIERA ConnectT, which enables owners of VIERA Connect-enabled Blu-ray Disc Players, Streaming Media Players and Home Theater Systems to turn any TV into a Smart TV.” This will allow consumers to “access to a wide range of internet-based video-on-demand content and applications covering everything from news and fitness, social networking, music and online shopping and gaming” according to Panasonic. The MST60 also includes a Web browser with cursor for easy maneuvering.
As for the Panasonic MS10, it includes built-in Wi-Fi and contains access to IP VOD, “giving users the ability to stream many of their favorite TV shows, movies and music from a variety of popular applications including Netflix, Hulu Plus, CinemaNow, Vudu, and YouTube” according to the release.
Both models of the streaming media players will include external HDD Playback and the MST60 also features a 2D-3D conversion function and Miracast which “enables users to transfer and display photos, videos, movies, music, and video games from their Smartphone and Tablet devices (Android 4.2 operating system or higher) to their HDTV screen with the swipe of a finger.”
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