We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

Video: Sony shows off new digital media hub for Vaio, Xperia, Vita, tablets


Sony gave a demonstration of its digital media hub in Tokyo.

The nasne is part of Sony's new strategy of providing a uniform experience across its different product lines.

It records and stores TV and cable on its 500 GB harddrive, then streams content wirelessly to Sony computers, phones, tablets and game consoles.

The device provides high-speed access to program information over a wireless network.

TV content is controlled by using a connected PlayStation game console.

Skipping through recorded shows is easy with a feature that automatically provides thumbnails of different scenes.

Up to four of the devices can be used together, to record multiple shows at the same time.

Basic playback and recording controls are also available on Sony's tablets...

...and its latest Xperia phones.

An app for the PlayStation Vita is due out by the end of this year.

Currently mobile devices can only view streamed content on a home network, but the company is working on saving local copies of content.

While some features work on non-Sony devices, the company makes no guarantees, and the device is meant as a hub for its products.

The nasne will go on sale in Japan in June 19 for ¥16,980, or about  250 US dollars.
Sony is still undecided about sales outside of Japan.

It is a follow-up to an external TV tuner for PlayStation consoles, called the "to-ru-ne" in Japan and "PlayTV in Europe.

The product is being developed and rolled out by the company's game division, Sony Computer Entertainment.

For IDG News Service in Tokyo, this is Jay Alabaster.

 

Video Source: IDGNS Tokyo
Article Author:
Video Category: News

Share this video



Comments

Most Popular Videos
5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best? play video

5 reasons why PCs are better than Macs: Mac vs Windows PC - which is best?

What is best: Mac or PC? Here we examine five key areas, and help you to decide if you should buy a Mac or a Windows PC or laptop. (Answer: get a Windows machine.)
watch video »


Leapfrog Leap TV video review: a games console that will help educate your kids and keep them active play video

Leapfrog Leap TV video review: a games console that will help educate your kids and keep them active

The Leap TV is a games console designed for kids. It's fun, educational and safe - it will even give them some exercise. Here's our Leap TV video review.
watch video »


LG G Watch R video review: The most desirable Android Wear smartwatch play video

LG G Watch R video review: The most desirable Android Wear smartwatch

To rival the Moto 360, LG has the G Watch R and here we explain why it's a better Android Wear smartwatch.
watch video »




IDG UK Sites

Best Christmas 2014 UK tech deals, Boxing Day 2014 UK tech deals & January sales 2015 UK tech...

IDG UK Sites

Apple's 2014 highlights: the most significant Apple news of 2014

IDG UK Sites

2015 creative trends: 20 leading designers & artists reveal the biggest influences & changes coming)......

IDG UK Sites

Ultimate iOS 8 Tips: 35 awesome and advanced tips for using iOS 8 on iPhone and iPad