Western Digital has announced a WD TV remote control app for Apple iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Android mobile devices, which offers WD users improved media player navigation.
Western Digital has introduced the WD TV Remote app that is designed to improve the navigation experience for WD TV Live and WD TV Live Hub users by turning their Apple iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, or Android compatible mobile device into an advanced feature remote control for their WD TV. The WD TV Remote allow users to navigate the wide variety of digital media easily, from entertainment services such as Vimeo, Dailymotion, TuneIn Radio, Deezer, Facebook and YouTube, as well as personal videos, photos or music.
The app also provides all the features of the standard WD TV remote control along with several advanced features, including a gesture pad to help navigate menu screens and services, as well as QWERTY keyboard support for text entry and search functionality. The Remote app is available in multiple languages, including English, Chinese Simplified, Chinese Traditional, Korean, Japanese, German, Spanish, Italian, French, Russian, and Portuguese.
The WD TV Remote app is free to download from the Apple iTunes App store, and will soon be available on the Android Market. It works with WD TV Live with firmware release version 1.05.18 or WD TV Live Hub updated with firmware release version 3.01.19.