Las Vegas, CA (PRWEB) January 13, 2012
Simple.TV today announced it won a “Best of CES” award for its next generation DVR and place-shifting solution for TV lovers and cord cutters everywhere. Produced and judged by editors from CNET (http://www.cnet.com), the winners of the “Best of CES” awards were announced Thursday, January 12, at 2012 CES in Las Vegas. Simple.TV revealed the device just four days prior.
Selected by CNET’s expert editors, the winners were the most exciting, innovative, and promising products at the 2012 CES. CNET editors scoured the CES show floor for products to consider for the prestigious award. http://www.cnet.com/ces.
The Simple.TV DVR includes a high-definition TV tuner that converts broadcast television into streaming MPEG-4 for the most popular connected streaming devices. With the addition of a USB 2.0 hard drive or network-attached storage, Simple.TV users can store thousands of hours of their favorite shows to watch at home or on the road.
“Winning a Best of CES award within a week of our unveiling is just tremendous,” said Mark Ely, CEO of Really Simple Software, Inc., makers of Simple.TV. “We couldn’t be more pleased at the response and feel great about Simple.TV’s place in our connected TV world.”
Unlike most DVRs, Simple.TV has no traditional analog or HDMI video outputs. Once connected to a home network, Simple.TV streams content directly to a web browser or to dedicated apps that users launch on their favorite connected platforms. Simple.TV is developing apps for the iPad, Roku, Google TV, and other popular platforms.
Priced at $149 plus a $4.99/month subscription, Simple.TV will ship in the Spring of 2012. Reservations can be made at https://www.simple.tv/
Simple.TV is on a mission to bring great broadcast television to connected devices everywhere. Filling the content gap between over-the-top video and traditional broadcast TV, Simple.TV is the go-to device and application combo to record and watch the best television content whether you are at home or on the road. Simple.TV is designed by Really Simple Software, Inc. For more information about Simple.TV, visit http://www.simple.tv
John C. Rodriguez