Samsung Announces YouTube Service Availability for Select Blu-ray Players

Samsung-Blu-ray--BD-P4600Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a market leader and award-winning innovator in consumer electronics, today announced the availability of YouTubeTM on select Samsung Blu-ray players. Owners of the BD-P1600, BD-P3600 or BD-P4600 Blu-ray players will be able to enjoy user-generated content on YouTube by uploading the value-added service at no additional cost. The new service will be on display publicly at Samsung Booth #925 at CEDIA EXPO 2009, taking place September 10-13 in Atlanta, Ga.

When connected to a wired or wireless internet connection, Samsung Blu-ray players deliver a wealth of online entertainment at the user’s fingertips. YouTube can be easily accessed by simply pressing a button on the remote control from the main screen. One can choose to watch the most popular or highly rated videos. Videos can also be searched via a mobile phone-like on-screen key pad. The categories listed make the user experience very similar to that on the website.

Samsung Blu-ray: BD-P4600

The addition of YouTube underscores Samsung’s strong commitment to meeting consumers’ rapidly evolving desire to enjoy a vast array of multimedia content at home. Samsung’s advanced technology makes this possible by delivering an all-in-one solution that not only plays Blu-ray, DVD and CD discs but also provides access to streaming movies and now millions of user-generated videos from YouTube.

Source: Samsung

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