It has been announced this week that Aereo the service that allows subscribers to view live as well as time-shifted streams of over-the-air television on Internet-connected devices. Will start supporting Google’s Chromcast media streaming device from May 29th of this year.
Recently more and more services are now becoming supported by Google’s Chromecast HDMI dongle allowing them to be streamed directly to your HDTV.
The Aereo subscription costs $8 per month but unfortunately it seems that the Aereo’s Chromecast support will initially be limited to Android devices and will not be supported on the Aereo iOS application from May 29th. Aereo CEO and founder Chet Kanojia explains:
“The way people watch and experience television is changing and Google is a pioneer in providing consumers with more choice and flexibility in how they access and experience that media,”-“We’re excited that Aereo will be Google Cast Ready this May. Consumers deserve more options and alternatives in how they watch television and our team is committed to providing consumers with the best experience possible using Aereo’s innovative cloud technology.”
For more information on the new Aereo Chromecast support jump over to the Aereo website for details.