Orb Networks introduces Orb BR software that lets you use your Internet-connected Blu-ray player to stream content from your computer to your TV.Orb BR software can preserve the quality of the source up to a full 1080p and supports remote control from Android and iOS apps…….
Orb Networks announced new software for Blu-ray and PlayStation 3 players that allows consumers to watch thousands of online TV shows from Hulu, HuluPlus, Comedy Central and more on their home TV. The new Orb BR (Blu-ray) software works with an Internet- connected Blu-ray player and is easily controlled through a smartphone app (iPhone, Android, iPad, iPod Touch).Priced at only $19.99, Orb BR leverages the consumer’s investment in a Blu-ray player and offers an easy and cost-effective way to enter the new world of connected TV without buying or installing any new hardware.Orb BR provides consumers with access to thousands of movies on their TV, via Netflix and Amazon Video on Demand.
Orb BR makes it easy to get started watching online video on a TV.Because there is no hardware to install. To set up Orb BR consumers simply insert the Orb BR software CD into their Blu-ray player, download the free Orb Caster software to their PC or Mac and then download the free Orb controller app to their smartphone.Orb BR works with a range of Blu-ray players and PS3 units that are connected to the Internet via a wired or wireless connection.Also Orb BR supports HD output at 720p and 1080p resolution. To help consumers easily find and watch their favorite shows, the Orb controller app features a powerful and easy-to-use global index of TV shows.Orb BR availability is planned for late February and can be ordered online at orb.com for a price of $19.99.