Sony has announced a new WiFi Blu-ray player that connects to the Internet via your wireless home network. The Sony S560 is due to hit stores in July with an MSRP of $349.
It is said to feature a “quick start” function that will play Blu-ray discs in just six seconds and will also have BD Live capability, so you can connect to the Internet and download BD Live content such as additional movie scenes, shorts, trailers and more. The S560 also lets you wirelessly stream digital photos from your PC to the player and view photos on your HDTV. In addition, it upscales your existing DVD collection to (near) HD quality via HDMI.
Other features include TrueHD and dts-HD audio codecs for up to 7.1 channels of high-definition sound, a built-in USB port, BRAVIA Sync capability, Picture-in-picture capability, and is 24p True Cinema capable, so you can watch movies the way they were shot and mastered.
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