Today Sky has unveiled its next-generation home entertainment system in the of the new Sky Q TV hardware which has been designed to provide users with easier access to all their favourite TV programmes and movies.
Sky Q will be launching in early 2016 and will be 4K Ultra HD ready in advance of the launch of the U.K.’s most comprehensive Ultra HD definition service later in 2016. Features of the new Sky Q hardware include the ability to :
– Watch shows from your box, whether live, recorded or on demand, anywhere around the home on another TV or tablet
– Pause viewing on one TV screen and pick up where you left off in another room
– For the first time, take your favourite shows with you by saving recordings onto your tablet to watch anywhere
– Watch different programmes on up to five screens simultaneously while also recording four other channels
– Scroll and swipe the new touchpad remote to choose what to watch on an all-new TV guide
– Use the powerful search capability of Sky Q to find everything related to a show
– Access an even wider range of entertainment on the big screen including YouTube, Vevo and the best of the web
– Browse your Facebook photos and stream music wirelessly using Bluetooth or Apple’s AirPlay
Sky Q creates a seamless, effortless TV viewing experience, which Sky calls ‘Fluid Viewing’. With Sky Q, it is easier than ever to watch your favourite TV, whether live channels, recordings or on demand, in any room, with the new wireless Sky Q mini box or with the Sky Q app on your tablet.
Key benefits of ‘Fluid Viewing’ include the flexibility to pause what you’re viewing on your TV screen and pick up in another room on a TV or tablet. And for the first time we’re bringing the number one requested feature from customers, so you can take your recordings with you wherever you are. You can watch different programmes simultaneously on up to five screens around the home while recording four other channels – a first in the UK and Ireland.
For more details on the new Sky Q set-top box jump over to the official Sky website via the link below.
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