ASUS launched its all new O!Play Gallery HD Media Player that offers unlimited living room entertainment which comes with exclusive Asus O!Direct streaming function and extensive internet-based services and content management. The multi-role design of the O!Play Gallery offers easy connectivity with the iPhone and iPod, the latest USB 3.0, SATA 6Gb/s devices and support for 7.1-channel Dolby TrueHD audio. It provides a true home entertainment center that’s perfect for video, photos and music, with support for all major media formats.
The O!Play Gallery plays media content from an iPod and iPhone in full HD on the living room TV, with no additional software needed. The intuitive remote control with a built-in rotary wheel bundled with the O!Play Gallery helps users make their multimedia experience fun and easy to use.
The Asus exclusive O!Direct function offers consumers fast and reliable one-click streaming of content from PC to TV. Hassle-free streaming brings broader enjoyment in the living room in both wired and wireless modes, without the need for USB storage devices and their storage restrictions.
The O!Play Gallery can be upgraded to house a 3.5” hard drive with a fast SATA 6Gb/s connection, also becoming a large-capacity storage device. Users can transfer media content via USB 3.0 from PCs to the O!Play Gallery, up to ten times faster compared to USB 2.0. They offer the faster speeds needed to handle high definition content, resulting in a smoother, more enjoyable experience. The O!Play Gallery also includes the MyLife calendar function which can quickly organize photos to create photo diaries and share with other people easily.
O!Play Gallery is built around abundant online entertainment services such as Netflix (US only), YouTube, thousands of online TV stations and radio streams, Flickr, Picasa and much more. The O!Play Gallery also includes a Gracenote software interface which turns the media player into a powerful audio library manager by providing access to the online Gracenote database so users can access metadata of their music library. Extensive metadata support means album covers, artwork, information and even genres become available and viewable on the big screen.
It also supports the most popular formats, even ISO format, in HD quality. Audio is projected in spectacular 7.1-channel Dolby TrueHD surround, which easily integrates with home surround sound setups and brings out the full audio experience with no compromise or loss of fidelity thereby guarantying an impeccable performance in every aspect of their multimedia.