Sony to ship its personal content station by April 30
If you are looking for an easy way to store, share, and view your photos and videos from various shooting devices, then Sony’s personal content station will be the perfect device for you. A wireless hub of all your personal content, the personal content station act as a centralize point to share files to social networks and unspecified cloud services. First showcased at Las Vegas during the CES 2013, the wireless home device that is designed to give users a complete control over their digital content is all set to go on sale in Japan by April 30.
This is in accordance with Sony’s earlier plans to debut the device in the U.S. in June. Sony is hopeful that you will be comfortable storing all your pictures and videos in its personal content station that can be easily accessed from Android smartphones and tablets with one-touch transfer through near field communication (NFC) technology. However, the personal content station also supports non-NFC devices like Wi-Fi cameras and iPhone; the data can also be transferred to memory cards and USB devices.
Besides Wi-Fi support, the device also offers 1TB of storage space, a USB connection, and slot for memory card. Other features include a built-in video transcoder to create mobile-friendly MP4 content from stored files, support for PCS Manager applications, and an HDMI interface that offers 1080/60p quality content on large screens. Along with all that, you can easily share your photos and videos on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter.
Sony's personal content station also offers deep management capabilities through which the device provides centralized, single-point control for your precious memories, even though the files are located across different devices. According to the makers, the user experience will be truly seamless with its bowl-shaped device that is priced at $299. Well, you'll be able to find all that out yourself once the device is finally released in April.
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