|Roku XDS is a streaming player that enables you to instantly stream tons of entertainment on your TV via the Internet. It sets a new standard with 1080p streaming video, latest wireless technology and Instant Replay. Over 100,000 movies and TV shows to watch from Netflix, Amazon Video On Demand, Hulu Plus and many others. It also enables listening to music on Pandora or MOG, iTunes playlists or any radio from around the world. This player works with any TV thus capable of delivering the biggest and best streaming video experience you can get. Roku streams rather than downloads video, thus, it provides instant access to a huge library of entertainment without the use of a computer or store files locally on a hard drive.
As it does not need a PC, Roku connects directly to your TV and to your wired or wireless home network that enables you access the streaming entertainment channels right from your TV by using a handy remote. Roku utilizes an Internet connection so that it needs a high-speed broadband for the best experience. Commonly, it recommends at least 1.2 Mbps. However, for live events, like Major League Baseball, at least 3 Mbps is required. A speed of 5 Mbps is recommended for HD video. Free and premium entertainment channels are provided on Roku. Free channels include music services, major network news, original programming on current events and culture , photo and video sharing (Flickr, Facebook Photos, Vimeo) and many others. Its premium channels include subscription movie, TV, sports, and on-demand services.
Posted 2010-11-22 and updated on Nov 22, 2010 5:43pm by richard