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Roku confirms Streaming Stick partners

August 2, 2012

Roku has announced that Element Electronics; GlobalVue International. Hitachi America, Insignia, Mitsubishi Electric, Haier, Onkyo & Integra; OPPO and TMAX Digital are among the first companies working closely with Roku to develop new consumer electronics devices for the Roku Streaming Stick.

Launching in the coming weeks, the Roku Streaming Stick is an easy and cost-effective way for consumer electronics manufacturers to add the Roku streaming platform to a device that features Mobile HD Link (MHL). These new ‘Roku Ready’ devices will display a distinctive Roku logo on their packaging, indicating they will work seamlessly out of the box with the Roku Streaming Stick. In addition, select devices will be bundled with the Roku Streaming Stick so consumers can immediately receive the full benefits of the Roku streaming platform.

The Roku Streaming Stick is a tiny, wireless streaming player that is the size of a USB flash drive. It features built-in WiFi, a processor, memory as well as software, updated on a regular basis, free of charge.

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