Netgear has just announced the NeoTV. Netgear is saying that it is a way to “Upgrade Your TV to a Smart TV Without Replacing It”! The NeoTV is Netgear’s new Streaming Player. It instantly turns any television with an HDMI Port into a smart TV. With the NeoTV your TV gets access to streaming music, news, videos, TV Shows, and games. They will be available from Vudu, YouTube, Netflix, and many more in the upcoming weeks. It will be available later this month for the price of only $79.99 . They also have a free NeoTV Remote App for smartphone, that will turn your phone into a remote control. The NeoTV also lets you get the latest news from TMZ, TED, Make magazine, and many more. It will also work with Social Networks and you can play games as well. The NeoTV seems like a great device and the best news is that we will not have to wait so long to get it. Once again it will be available later this month for only $79.99, but you can pre-oder it now from select retailers. For more info on the NeoTV and how to pre-oder, click here: www.netgear.com/ntv . In the meantime check out the Press Release below.
Upgrade Your TV to a Smart TV Without
Replacing It – Just Add NETGEAR NeoTV
For just $79.99, the new NeoTV Streaming Player opens up a world of Internet entertainment with streaming movies, TV shows, music, videos, news clips and games from Netflix, Vudu, YouTube and many other sources
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Sept. 14, 2011 — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, today introduced the NETGEAR NeoTV™ Streaming Player (NTV200), which instantly turns any television with an HDMI port into a smart TV connected to a world of streaming movies, TV shows, music, videos, news and games from Netflix, Vudu, YouTube and many other sources, with more planned after launch. Available later this month for just $79.99, the NeoTV Player offers the best combination of content and features among streaming players priced under $100.
It couldn’t be easier – use the free NeoTV Remote app to turn your Android smartphone into a remote control for the NeoTV Player to get fast access to thousands of movies and TV shows from Netflix, hundreds of 1080p HD new movie releases from Vudu and millions of short videos from YouTube. Additional NeoTV Player channels include Pandora, Napster, Picasa, blip.tv, Crunchyroll, Revision3 and many more.
The NeoTV Player brings you a wide choice of news and information through channels such as The Economist, Engadget, Make Magazine, TED and TMZ; and connects you to friends through Facebook and Twitter channels. Vudu Apps, a companion to Vudu HD movies, offers a wide selection of free channels with videos, music, photo browsing, news, weather and social networking. When it’s time to play, there’s a collection of free casual games including Blackjack Royale, Rockswap Adventures and Texas Hold’em.
As the leader in home networking, NETGEAR provides two easy ways to connect the NeoTV Player to the Internet – through built-in high-speed 300Mbps WiFi, perfect for delivering 1080p HD streaming, or through an Ethernet cable. The player also has optical audio out (S/PDIF) for high-quality surround sound. For those without a smart phone, the NeoTV Player comes with a regular remote control.
“There’s no longer any reason to miss out on all the new entertainment choices streaming to homes through the Internet,” said Damir Skripic, Product Line Manager for Connected Entertainment at NETGEAR. “The NETGEAR NeoTV Streaming Player is an easy, affordable way to transform the television you already own into a smart TV.”
Pricing and Availability
The NETGEAR NeoTV Streaming Player (NTV200) will be available later in September in the United States at $79.99 and can be pre-ordered now from major retailers and online stores. More information
To learn more about the NETGEAR NeoTV Streaming Player and where it can be purchased, please visitwww.netgear.com/ntv.
© 2011 NETGEAR, Inc. NETGEAR, the NETGEAR logo and NeoTV are registered trademarks of NETGEAR, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. NETGEAR shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. All rights reserved.