Nokia has announced an upgrade to its ‘Play To’ application, which is currently in its beta version and is available from Nokia Beta labs.
The Nokia ‘Play To’ application allows the smartphone to wirelessly connect to other devices to stream and play multimedia content on them. But the only condition is that the devices (the smartphone and the DLNA device) must be within the same wireless network, enabled with the DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) protocol that allows digital devices to communicate with each other.
The application will feature advanced playback functionality and features especially meant for gaming consoles like the Playstation 3 and the Xbox 360.
The new update brings better compatibility for gaming consoles and all DLNA certified Samsung and Phillips televisions for playback for media content in formats like the MP4 and the Matroska video format.
Since the application is still in the beta phase, it might not have all the features, but it can be expected to have more features by the time it becomes a commercial product.
The application is available free of cost to registered members of Nokia Beta labs, but if you are not registered on Nokia Beta labs don’t worry as registration is open. Users can follow this link to download and install the application from their PC to their smartphones.