Free app now works with game console and Roku streaming players.
PacketVideo has announced that its free TwonkyBeam app is now compatible with the Xbox 360 games console and Roku streaming players.
Twonky Beam is a free service that allows users to discover and transfer online video content from a tablet or mobile device to a TV with the touch of a button. And, with the addition of the Xbox 360 and Roku to the line-up of devices that support it, Twonky Beam now works with over 90 per cent of connected living room media devices. Other devices that support Twony Beam include Apple TV, AT&T U-verse, multiple models of connected televisions, and legacy DLNA devices.
Unlike proprietary solutions that only work within a closed environment, Twonky technology is an open solution that works across brands, operating systems and industry standards to bridge the gap between mobile devices and the living room.
“Twonky Beam offers the best of both worlds for today’s connected consumer. Tablet and mobile devices have become enormously popular for the discovery and consumption of video content, and that trend shows no sign of slowing down,” said Jerome Rota, senior vice president of Consumer Products and Services at PacketVideo. “We believe that the so-called “second screen” will soon become the hub of the consumer media experience, but we also know that video content is best enjoyed in the living room on the big screen. With Twonky Beam, anyone can discover and access content on a tablet or smartphone and then seamlessly enjoy that content on the television through great products like the Xbox 360, Roku and Apple TV. ”
Twonky Beam is part of Packet Video’s full suite of connected home products, which includes the flagship Twonky Server software. Twonky Beam is available as a free download from the Apple App Store or Google Play.