RVU protocol is to use standard tech like DLNA and UPnP to move live TV and DVR’d content around the home and straight to your screens.Samsung releasing he first TVs in the world that support the RVU protocol, the Samsung LED D6000.Samsung and DIRECTV work with a partnership for deliver world’s first RVU compatible TVs and showcase multi-room DVR technology on Samsunh smart TVs………
DIRECTV and Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced they have partnered to present the world’s first RVU-compatible production televisions, which will provide more than 19.1 million DIRECTV subscribers with the ability to watch live broadcast and stored content from their DVR on Samsung smart TVs, without the need for additional set-top boxes. As founding members of the RVU Alliance, Samsung and DIRECTV are committed to providing a more seamless entertainment experience for consumers across multiple rooms and a variety of screens, through the use of standardized Remote User Interface (RUI) technology.
The RVU protocol will be supported on Samsung’s LED D6000, LED D6400 and LED 6420 TV products that reflect the company’s commitment to delivering consumers high-quality, visually enhanced and connected entertainment experiences in their home. A RUI technology based on industry standards such as DLNA and UPnP.RVU allows a set-top box server to provide a multi-room, complete viewing experience that includes DVR services, without the need for additional set-top boxes in homes that have more than one connected TV.
DIRECTV‘s RVU server enables the UI and features to be displayed directly on those connected TVs. Under this partnership Samsung will embed support for RVU in their smart TVs and provide its customers with the full DIRECTV experience.Including DVR services live pause abilities on all screens in the home, 200 hours worth of shared storage, picture-in-picture capabilities and the power to record up to five shows at once.The Samsung RVU-compatible production TV will be on display at Booth #12006 in the Central Hall at the International Consumer Electronics Show, at the Las Vegas Convention Center (LVCC) and will be available in March 2011.