Originally Posted by hlkc
Ceton Companion App & Beta!
As a Windows Media Center user, have you ever wanted to be able to use your mobile phone or tablet to browse your TV program guide, change channels, set a recording or even control which TV set you want a show to be played on? If so, then you’re going to enjoy our new Ceton Companion App. And we have a free Ceton Companion App beta coming up that we think you'll really like as well!
The Ceton Companion App offers some very cool new features that bring your Ceton experience to the most popular mobile and tablet platforms:
Works with all Windows 7 Media Center PCs - no new hardware required!
For U.S. cable TV programming: works with any Ceton InfiniTV device, which you probably already own!
Browse the Program Guide, change channels and set recordings on your mobile phone or tablet
Control playback of video/music/photo content, including recordings, on multiple devices
Browse all your Media Center libraries from afar: Videos, DVR, Recordings, Music, Photos, Movies
Access tons of info for movies and TV show: program description and synopsis, series information, actors and cover art, movie ratings, year produced, director, and much more
Automatically receive new series and movie premier information and never again miss that first episode of a new TV series
Play new movie trailers on your phone or tablet
Universal Search for movies and TV shows: search TV listings and movies all with one function
Integrates TV listings with movies to let you know where and when the content is available, whether it’s already recorded on your DVR or playing on HBO next Thursday
Manage and schedule recordings from anywhere: browse, delete, set up new recordings and series recordings
Supports multiple mobile platforms: iPhone (iOS 4.1+, iPad in early Q3), Android (v2.2+), Win 7 Phone (Mango)
Juicy Details on the Beta
By now you might have heard about our soon-to-be released Ceton Companion App Beta Program for Windows 7 Media Center PCs. If not, check out the articles at the links above. There are a few things we want to point out right up front:
First of all, if you’re selected, participation in the beta is FREE … nada, zip, zero, nothing, gratis. We have great customers and we know your input can help us make the best mobile application for TV EVER!
Second, we really want your feedback. What do you love? What do you love less? What do you think is missing? What’s there but not needed? This is a great opportunity for you to help influence the final feature set for Ceton Companion App!
Third, the mobile platforms supported in the beta are: Android (including Kindle Fire), iOS for iPhone (iPad in early Q3 release) and Windows Phone 7.
Fourth, on our beta signup page you’ll also have the opportunity to apply to be included in the beta for the Ceton extender for Windows Media Center that’s planned for a bit later. Stay tuned for more on that!
We’ll be sending out surveys each week to get your feedback on how we can make this the best TV Companion App EVER!!!
So hurry to the Ceton website and signup for a chance to be included in the Ceton Companion App Beta Program today!
If selected, you’ll receive an email with instructions on how to download the Ceton mobile App for all platforms on May 25th.