Published On: December 4, 2011

Boxee Box Gets SlingPlayer App

Published On: December 4, 2011

Boxee Box Gets SlingPlayer App

To compete with the streaming media players in the market, D-Link has added the SlingPlayer app to the company's Boxee Box streaming media player, allowing control of television from anywhere.

slingplayer-app-menu.jpgD-Link and Boxee recently announced that the Boxee Box by D-Link now features support for SlingPlayer for Connected Devices. The Boxee Box supports a full web browser, full HD streaming from the Internet, all popular media file formats, and integrated social networking delivering personal recommendations straight to your TV.

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"The addition of SlingPlayer greatly expands the content and capabilities of the Boxee Box by D-Link and brings today's connected home to yet another level," said Daniel Kelley, associate vice president, Marketing, D-Link North America. "Missing your favorite show or game is a thing of the past. With SlingPlayer, people can easily enjoy and access their TV content with the ultimate convenience, from changing the channel to controlling the DVR."

When connected to a Slingbox SOLO or PRO-HD, the new SlingPlayer app makes it easy to watch TV, change channels, control DVRs and experience home entertainment on TVs connected to a Boxee Box anywhere. Users can control their digital cable box, satellite receiver, DVR, DVD player and video on demand. Appearing in the Boxee app menu, SlingPlayer is accessible via the Boxee Box remote control and features Sling Media's new program guide designed to help users browse content and change channels with greater ease.

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