Western Digital announces new WD TV – Personal Edition
The good people over Western Digital are at it again, having announced the all new WD TV – Personal Edition. The WD TV – Personal Edition happens to be an easy to use Wi-Fi enabled media player which is capable of playing just about any media file that is stored on USB as well as network storage devices, or any other computer on the home network. Considering how consumers these days tend to have growing libraries of disparate personal content types on a variety of storage devices, which range from portable USB to network attached storage and personal computers, this unique addition would be able to help personalize the entertainment experience in order to provide the easiest way for consumers to enjoy a playback all of their personal videos, photos and music.
WD TV – Personal Edition opens up the doors for users to enjoy a wide array of personal media including the likes of photos, video and music on their home entertainment systems as it will play nice with numerous file formats, including MKV, MP4, AVI, WMV, MOV and more. Files can be streamed from just about any connected USB drive including the My Passport Ultra and My Book product families, personal cloud and network attached storage drives like WD’s My Cloud product family, digital camcorder or cameras, and any networked PC or Mac computer in the home.
The latest WD TV media player boasts of WD’s latest intuitive user interface that enables users to take control of their entertainment through the customization of the home page with their favorite apps, as you set up shortcuts to favorite content folders for quick access, in addition to setting auto-run for preferred apps to kickstart at startup. Additionally, WD TV will also be able to support Miracast, allowing users to project their Miracast enabled mobile device onto their TV in up to Full HD 1080p. Expect the new WD TV – Personal Edition to retail for $99.99 if you are interested.