Additional Platform Support Brings Free HDTV to the Broadest Range of Mobile, Desktop Devices and Televisions
New York, (CE Week, Booth 148) - June 25, 2014 - Today, Simple.TV announced support for Plex, the leading personal media streaming solution, giving users an additional way to organize and enjoy their recorded television content. Additionally, Simple.TV is now adding support for Windows 8.1, a feature-rich update to Microsoft's popular Windows 8 operating system. With these new client additions for Simple.TV, consumers have more options than ever to access the best free HDTV on their connected screens at home or on the go.
The Simple.TV Plex Channel plug-in makes it possible for Plex users to see and access all of their recorded TV on their Simple.TV box. Using the Plex clients on Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, or Samsung and LG TVs, users can easily navigate their Simple.TV library and instantly play back their favorite episodes. The Simple.TV Plex Channel is available at www.simple.tv/plex
With its intuitive user experience, the Simple.TV app for Windows 8.1 makes it a snap to discover, watch and record TV from any Windows 8.1 device - including the new Surface Pro. The Simple.TV app is available from the Microsoft App Store.
"As a cloud-enabled DVR, our mission is to bring the best of broadcast TV to as many connected screens as possible," said Mark Ely, chief executive officer, Simple.TV. "With our new Plex Channel, Plex fans can watch all their recorded Simple.TV shows via Plex Apps on Amazon Fire TV, iOS, Android, and smart TVs. And with our new Windows 8.1 app, PC users can experience a fantastic, intuitive Simple.TV experience on the desktop, laptop, or tablet."
Simple.TV is the world's first streaming DVR, capturing free, live HDTV and allowing for viewing on connected screens at home or anywhere in the world. A perfect companion for anyone looking to reduce the high cost of cable, Simple.TV offers the ability to record two shows at the same time while enabling up to five people to access live or recorded shows simultaneously from their favorite devices, including: iPhone, iPad, Roku, Android, Plex, Windows Phone 8, Windows Desktop and Mac and PC browsers. Simple.TV bridges the "cable gap" and complements offerings from Netflix, Amazon and Hulu and offers a truly holistic ecosystem for live, streaming and downloaded content.
Located just north of Silicon Valley, Simple.TV is on a mission to reinvent the TV experience for today's connected, mobile, and multi-screen society. To this end, Simple.TV has built a passionate team of hardware, software and web experts who are leveraging the power of the cloud and connected devices to bring live and recorded HDTV to consumers everywhere. With instant access to the best, most watched broadcast TV content, Simple.TV users can break free of expensive cable bundles while having their shows delivered to them anywhere, anytime on any device.
For more information about Simple.TV, visit www.simple.tv. You can also connect with Simple.TV on Facebook and Twitter.