Iomega has announced a ScreenPlay HD media players series

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Iomega Corporation introduced multimedia players ScreenPlay Director HD, ScreenPlay Plus HD and ScreenPlay TV Link Director, each of which can transmit video, audio and photo content on HDTVs.

The older model, ScreenPlay Director HD Media Player, a built-in hard drive capacity of 1 TB, Ethernet port with support for streaming to DLNA. It has a 3 port USB 2.0, supports the connection of additional external storage drives, as well as Wi-Fi adapters, cameras and so on. This model supports HD video playback as 1080p at 24 frames per second, encoded with H.264, WMV, MKV (support for other formats), may receive content from YouTube, Internet Radio Shoutcast, RSS tapes.

Iomega ScreenPlay Plus HD supports 720p or 1080i HD, HDMI ports are provided and USB 2.0. Hard disk capacity can be 500 GB or 1 TB. Supports playback of multimedia content in the formats MP3, AC3, WAV, WMA, MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (AVI-VOB), MPEG-4 (AVI / DivX / XViD) and JPEG. Finally, the Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link Director built-in hard drive is missing, there are only 2 ports USB 2.0, after that connect external drives, and Ethernet with support for DLNA. Other characteristics coincide with the ScreenPlay Director HD.

Iomega ScreenPlay Director HD will be available for purchase in January of this year in the U.S. for $ 249. Iomega ScreenPlay Plus HD with 500 GB is already available in the U.S. for $ 169. Iomega ScreenPlay TV Link will be available later for $ 129.