AC Ryan Veolo Review
Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on: 11/21/2011 02:00 PM [ 0 comment(s) ]
Specs and Features
Alright, so AC Ryan launched Veolo, a device designed for digital entertainment that combines apps, internet, and a media streamer, all on your TV. Here's AC Ryan on that:
Veolo is powered by an ARM Cortex A9 1GHz processor, it has 512MB DDR3 and it is based on the Android 2.2 Froyo platform. It comes with a built-in web browser and Java and Flash support and allows you to stream your library of music, movies and photos in Full HD with Gigabit 1000Mbps wired LAN. Veolo also includes built-in wireless 802.11 b/g/n LAN. The 3-in-1 Remote Control also comes standard with Veolo.
The built-in web browser includes Java and Flash support which allows you to view your favourite Flash-based websites and stream videos from the comfort of your sofa, lounge or bean bag.
Streaming your library of music, movies and photos in Full HD is great with the built-in Gigabit Ethernet connection. Veolo also sports built-in wireless 802.11 b/g/n LAN, powered by an ARM Cortex A9 1GHz processor and includes on-board 512MB DDR3.
AC Ryan includes a 3-in-1 remote control as standard with the Veolo which ensures the Veolo is a premium product with maximum features and an unrivalled user experience. All the functionality of a keyboard and mouse, wireless motion controller and standard remote control, packed into a single, stylish, uncluttered remote control.
- Internet TV web browser, with HTML5, Adobe Flash & Chrome V8 java script support
- Apps and Widgets via AndroidPIT
- Full HD Network Media Streamer, with the most format support
- VEOLO 3-in-1 Remote Control, incl. QWERTY keyboard and wireless pointer
- Gigabit 10/100/1000Mbps wired LAN and Built-in wireless 802.11 b/g/n
- 1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 with Floating Point Unit
- JAVA Hardware Acceleration
- 3D Graphics Hardware Acceleration Engine with OpenGL ES support
- 512MB DDR3 Memory
- 4GB NAND Flash Memory for OS and Apps installation
- Android 2.2 (Froyo)
- Video Output HDMI 1.3
- USB 2x USB2.0 Host
- Memory Cards SD/SDHC up to 32GB
- Ethernet (Wired/Wireless)
- Wired Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000Mbps
- Built-in Wireless 802.11 b/g/n
- Network Protocols SAMBA Client / SAMBA Server / NFS Client / FTP Client
- Audio Codec/Formats
- Dolby Digital downmix to stereo and 5.1 pass-through
- DTS downmix to stereo and 5.1 pass-through
- AAC / FLAC / MKA / MP3 / OGG / WAV / WMA / MPEG 1/2/4 / MP2 / M4A RA-COOK / RA-Lossless / DRA / RealAudio 4/5/6/8/9/10 / TTA / AC3 / APE
- Video Codec
- DivX3 / Xvid / H.263 / H.264 (MPEG4 P10, AVC, x264) / VC-1 (WMV9, WVC1)
- VP6 / RealVideo 8/9/10 (RV30, RV40) / x264 / DIV2 / AVS / SVQ1 / SVQ3
- RV10 / RV20 / MPEG 1/2/4 (DivX 4/5/6, Xvid, MPEG4Visual) / MSMPEG4V1
- MSMPEG4V2 / WMV1(WMV7) / WMV2(WMV8)
- Video Formats
- ASF / AVI / DAT / FLV / M2T / M2TS / MKV / MOV / MP4 / MPG / MPEG / RM RMVB / TP / TRP / TS / VOD / WMV /
All in all that's one spicy piece of machinery alright. Let's have a closer look at the product itself though and startup the photo-shoot.
The market is continuously changing, the biggest trend last year where tablets, Android entered the market and that certainly changed the balance of smart phones. The concept proofs that you can do a lot of stuff with very little hardware, yet it remains intuitive. With that concept in mind AC Ryan started developing a new media hub slash player, in fact I shouldn't call it a media-player really as it is much more then that. The end product is called the Veolo. The Veolo is AC Ryan's version of a media 'HUB' powered by Android 2.2 (Froyo).
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