HP MediaSmart Server Update Brings iPhone Media Streaming and Video Conversion

The latest software update to owners of the HP EX485 & EX487 MediaSmart Servers, bring a number of significant media feature updates to the product. Here’s some important features: Video Converter – A new video converter application runs in the background on your home server and will automatically create a copy of your videos (including unprotected DVDs) […]

The latest software update to owners of the HP EX485 & EX487 MediaSmart Servers, bring a number of significant media feature updates to the product. Here’s some important features:

  • Video Converter – A new video converter application runs in the background on your home server and will automatically create a copy of your videos (including unprotected DVDs) to a range of additional video formats from which you can select, ensuring better compatibility with playback devices.
  • Mobile Video Conversion – Videos that you save on your home server can be converted to a mobile video format that is compatible with your iPod, iPhone, PlayStation Portable (PSP) and other popular mobile devices.
  • iPhone Media Streaming Application – A new iPhone application, downloadable from Apple’s app store, will connect to your home server over Wi-Fi or mobile network and allow you to view your videos, music and photos on the device.
  • Media Streaming Enhancements – Videos can now also be streamed to internet-connected computers remotely from the home server.
  • Additional Improvements – Additional enhancements to the MediaSmart Server including an improved mobile streaming experience, more robust Media Collection, improved Apple Time Machine configuration, and the ability to create public and private albums in the Photo Viewer.