In addition to the capacity to stream DVDs, which was featured in the previous beta of 4.1, WebGuide boasts two new features — a Media Center add-in and the “WebGuide Prism” multi-system interface.
The new Media Center add-in connects to a WebGuide server and enables users to stream recorded TV, videos and DVDs within the Media Center interface – including the Xbox360 extender – at qualities up to 720p via WebGuide’s integrated real-time transcoder. If you have multiple Media Center systems, no problem: in Media Center you can designate each one as a separate add-in. Or, better yet, use the new “WebGuide Prism” technology to link them all into an single aggregated interface.
“WebGuide Prism” is a new component that allows users to interconnect multiple machines that are running WebGuide. These connections aggregate the media from multiple systems into a single interface. Each media item (recorded TV, video or photo) that is available on another machine will show alongside the local content, but will be flagged with a customizable icon that identifies the source machine. You can play or the view media from other machines in the same way you would media from your local machine.
Microsoft, Xbox 360, WinGuide 4.1, Beta, Streaming, Prism