X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE

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  1. deadrabbit
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    X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE

    X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE has been announced. It enables users to enjoy their music, videos and photos on a Wii. This innovative software turns the popular gaming console into an interactive media centre, by digitally streaming media files such as MP3s and Windows Media Player files from a PC to a Wii. Once installed, the software allows the PC to wirelessly interact with the Wii. Chosen files can then be streamed to the console, eliminating the hassle of transferring content via memory cards, USB devices or CDs. The software is available to buy now for £29.99.

    Press Release
    TURN YOUR NINTENDO WiiTM INTO A FULL-BLOWN MEDIA HUB

    WATCH FILMS, PLAY MUSIC AND SHARE PHOTOS ON A NINTENDO WiiTM USING X-OOM MEDIA CENTRE FOR Wii XE

    X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE enables users to enjoy their music, videos and photos on a Nintendo Wii™. This innovative software turns the popular gaming console into an interactive media centre, by digitally streaming media files such as MP3s and Windows® Media Player files from a PC to a Wii™.

    Share and enjoy your favourite digital media
    No longer just for gaming, X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE significantly enhances the Wii’s capabilities. Favourite video files, photos and music normally found on a PC in a bedroom or study can now be easily shared and enjoyed on a TV in any room via a Nintendo Wii™. Once installed, the software allows the PC to wirelessly interact with the Wii™. Chosen files can then be streamed to the console, eliminating the hassle of transferring content via memory cards, USB devices or CDs.

    Access web TV, radio and podcasts
    X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE also makes it possible to browse the internet, providing access to over 1,000 digital radio and TV channels. New options include podcast support, RSS feeds and access to popular video sharing sites such as YouTube™ and Google Video™.

    Easy installation
    Requiring no extra hardware, X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE is easy to use and install. After installing the software on the PC, use the File Wizard to add files to the Media Centre. Then, simply select the Wii’s Internet Channel, typing in the web address and pass code provided to navigate the simple menus and browse the streamed files.

    Photos and films can be enjoyed in high quality as the software is optimised for widescreen and HD programs. Common network connection is provided through WLAN or LAN, and extensive media files are supported such as MP3, WMA, OGG, DivX, XviD, Mpeg2, MPEG4, WMV, JPG, BMP etc.

    Notes to editor:
    X-OOM Media Centre for Wii XE is priced at £29.99 and is available from www.X-OOM.com and www.amazon.co.uk

    System Requirements:
    Wii™ including web browser and internet access, PC including Windows 2000/XP/ Vista and internet access, CPU 1,5 GHz, 512 MB of RAM, screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher, 500 MB of free disk space for installation. A LAN or WLAN.

    About X-OOM
    X-OOM is a division of bhv Software GmbH & Co.KG, an international software publisher for over 20 years. X-OOM is a series of software products that empowers the users to enjoy their digital lifestyle without limits. Aimed at both novice and advanced users, X-OOM delivers the level of control and flexibility required to get the most value and the best experience from digital media.
    X-OOM’s head office is based in Germany. www.X-OOM.com

    (Thanks to maxconsole for the heads up)
     
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    this is what alot of people have been waiting for. lets hope it works good. and is easily..."distributable"
    Hope its better than TVersity and that crap.
    XBMC FTW
     
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    It's just another crappy streamer. A fast way to make money...

    When will a full-fledged Media Center come out...
     
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    this does streaming, not transcoding, so its not terrible
     
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    it streams it to the browser, so it transcodes it to FLV for sure
     
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    Well, I'll still give it a try if it ever becomes "available"! It looks better than web-based streamers still.
     
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    WIIDEO IS THE BEST STREAMER CURRENTLY ON THE MARKET. NOTHING BEATS IT
     

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