San Anselmo, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2012
Really Simple Software Inc. announced today that Simple.TV will begin shipping on September 27th to Kickstarter and pre-order customers in the United States and will be available from the Simple.TV store at http://www.simple.tv The Simple.TV DVR brings live and recorded broadcast television to your living room and connected devices inside and outside the home. Simple.TV turns the iPhone, iPad, Roku box, or any web browser into a full-featured television tuner and DVR that is accessible anywhere.
After debuting with the “Best of Show” award at the 2012 International CES in January, and raising nearly a quarter of a million dollars in their Kickstarter campaign, Simple.TV delivers the key component to today’s connected TV lineup: a full-featured DVR to record and play back live broadcast TV. With the most popular TV shows and sports broadcasts available on network or basic cable channels, Simple.TV also allows consumers substantial savings on monthly cable TV fees.
The Simple.TV DVR ($149) consists of a high-definition TV tuner that converts broadcast television into streaming MPEG-4 for the most popular connected devices. With the addition of a USB 2.0 hard drive, Simple.TV users can store thousands of hours of their favorite TV shows and HDTV videos and watch them on their mobile devices or connected TVs anywhere they are, even on the run and with no market restrictions.
“People want to watch television wherever they are. Whether they are in the living room with their big screen TV, or on the move with their iPad, people want to watch their favorite TV shows,” said Mark Ely, CEO of Really Simple Software, Inc. “No matter what screen they have in front of them, Simple.TV is the perfect way to watch live or recorded broadcast television, in the highest quality HD, without the ever increasing cost of cable or satellite.”
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 applications that users launch on their favorite connected platforms. For users who want expanded features, Simple.TV offers a Premier Service subscription ($4.99 per month) that adds an electronic program guide, automatic TV series recording, in-depth information on content, and unlimited remote streaming for up to five users.
Simple.TV’s mission is to deliver great broadcast television to connected devices everywhere. Filling the content gap between over-the-top video and traditional broadcast TV. Simple.TV is the ideal 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