Samsung HomeSync Jelly Bean-powered Media Hub announced, streams content from Galaxy devices to TV

Samsung has announced HomeSync, the company’s first home hub solution for Galaxy devices. This is a media streamer that can stream content including Android games, access Play Store and strean media content from your Galaxy device wirelessly to the TV at 1080p Full HD resolution. It packs a 1TB drive that lets you create up to 8 accounts for your family, allowing them to share content with multiple devices instantly through the Hub.

It also has File encryption and user-specific ID and password for privacy to stores their data privately and the HomeSync also has common shared area. You can interact with the media content wirelessly using the phone. It is powered by 1.7 GHz dual-core processor and runs on Android Jelly Bean OS. Unlike the Google TV, this is mainly designed for Galaxy devices.

Samsung HomeSync Specifications

  • 1.7 GHz dual-core processor
  • Android Jelly Bean OS
  • Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n (802.11n 2.4GHz and 5GHz), HT40 2 x2 MIMO Channel Bonding, Bluetooth 4.0
  • External USB 2.0 x 2, micro USB, HDMI
  • Video: H.264, H.263, MPEG4, VC-1, Sorenson Spark, WMV7/8, MP43, VP8, DivX
  • Audio: MP3, AAC LC/AAC+/eAAC+, WMA 9std/10pro/Lossless, FLAC, Vorbis, AMR-NB/WB, Wav, Mid, AC-3
  • DRM: HDCP 1.3/2.1, Playready, Widevide, Trustzone
The Samsung HomeSync would be available in select countries from April 2013 and gradually roll out globally. No details about the pricing yet.

Source: Samsung Tomorrow

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