Oregan Networks, a developer of media browsing technologies for television, has announced imminent launch of the Onyx STB manufactured by Korea-based Consumer Electronics brand Digital Streams. The new device offers a simple way for consumers to stream UK’s popular Internet video services and music, as well as accessing photo sharing and social networking sites on their televisions.
The media player allows access to multiple branded content outlets via a slick user interface. These include catch-up TV, leading movie rental services and User Generated Content, such as YouTube, BBC iPlayer in HD and various video podcasts. Other widget based apps include Facebook, Twitter, BBC News and BBC Sports and Accedo FunSpot games. The device provides access to millions of videos at any given time, with much of the content free of charge, and movies available for instant streaming via subscription or pay-per-view purchase models.