Netgear debuts new PC to TV adapter
PTVU1000 is designed to allow users to display PC, laptop screen content onto HDTV screens
Netgear, a global provider of technologically advanced, branded networking and storage products, launched its Universal Push2TV HD Wireless PC to TV Adapter (PTVU1000) in the Middle East.
The PTVU1000 is designed to enable users of Windows PCs or laptops to wirelessly display the contents of their computer's screen onto a TV.
"The release of the new Universal Push2TV HD Adapter ushers in a whole new experience in viewing online multimedia content," said Ahmed Zeidan, Channel Sales manager, Netgear Middle East. "This innovative new device will allow users to watch movies, TV shows and clips from the internet on the biggest screen in the house, which takes away the hassle of crowding around a small laptop or PC screen when watching movies or playing photo slide shows."
Netgear's Universal Push2TV HD Adapter is designed to transfer all the internet content on a Windows PC or laptop to any HDTV, this includes high-definition video from web sites, news from online sources, social media content, and personal content including photos, music and home videos.
Users can also use the adaptor to play DVD movies from the PC and show business presentations. The device can transfer video resolutions of up to full HD 1080p.
To use the Netgear Universal Push2TV HD Adapter the customer can connect the device to a wireless adapter, about the size of a USB flash drive, into the USB port of a Windows laptop or desktop computer.
A small wireless receiver connects to the HDTV through an included HDMI cable. After a one-time installation of software, the PC screen is wirelessly displayed on the TV.
The PTVU1000 will be available in the Middle East by the end of December, 2011 at estimated retail price of $165.