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QNAP’s HD Station Adds JRiver Media Center Support for a Comprehensive Multimedia Experience

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Posted December 7, 2015 by RyanR in Networking

QNAP’s HD Station Adds JRiver Media Center Support for a Comprehensive Multimedia Experience

JRiver Media Center

Taipei, Taiwan, December 7, 2015 – QNAP® Systems, Inc. has further improved its HybridDesk Station (HD Station) 3.0 app by integrating the renowned JRiver Media Center, providing users with better audio experience and greater choice to complete their home theater environment. With the exclusive QvPC Technology, QNAP NAS can be used as a PC and run multiple applications on the HD Station by simply connecting a keyboard, mouse and HDMI display.

“We are happy to work with QNAP to enrich the multimedia applications on their NAS devices. JRiver Media Center provides excellent media management and works perfectly in QNAP’s HD Station to provide users with greater flexibility in their multimedia experience,” said Jim Hillegass, CEO of JRiver, Inc.

“QNAP constantly strive to provide complete multimedia solutions for our users,” commented Bobby Chen, product manager of QNAP. “We are proud to add a renowned application like JRiver Media Center to HD Station to provide our users with greater choice and more high-quality applications for storing, managing and playing the multimedia on their NAS.”

With JRiver Media Center in the HD Station, users can manage a large library of media files and multiple media servers within the same network. The Media Center features cover art and metadata options to make media management extremely easy. QNAP NAS can be used as a powerful media player that supports flawless direct-streaming of every multimedia format as well as multi-zone multimedia streaming. Professional media functions including equalizer, tempo, pitch and sample rate further fulfill audiophiles’ tastes.

QNAP’s QvPC Technology consolidates a number of high-end technologies including HDMI output, multimedia transcoding, Virtual Machine (VM) integration, cloud integration, NAS connection technologies, and more. QvPC enables users to use their NAS as a PC by connecting it to a HDMI monitor and using HD Station to operate multiple applications, making the QNAP NAS a cost-efficient all-in-one NAS device.


HD Station 3.0 is supported by the following QNAP NAS models:
TS-x51, TS-x51+, HS-251/251+, TS-x53 Pro, TVS-x63, TVS-x71, TVS-871T, TS/TVS-x80, TS-x70 and TS-x79 series (requires firmware QTS 4.2.0 or above)

For more information regarding the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.


About JRiver

JRiver builds digital delivery solutions for end users and corporate partners. This includes streaming, downloading, subscriptions of audio and video content, and smart phone support. JRiver has a complete set of network features to store and playback media around the home. This includes multiple solutions for remote control on Android and iPhone, and full support for DLNA. More information is at http://www.jriver.com/


About QNAP

QNAP Systems, Inc., as its brand promise “Quality Network Appliance Provider”, aims to deliver comprehensive offerings of cutting edge network attached storage (NAS) and network video recorder (NVR) solutions featured with ease-of-use, robust operation, large storage capacity, and trustworthy reliability. QNAP integrates technologies and designs to bring forth quality products that effectively improve business efficiency on file sharing, virtualization applications, storage management and surveillance in the business environments, as well as enrich entertainment life for home users with the offering of a fun multimedia center experience. Headquartered in Taipei, QNAP delivers its solutions to the global market with nonstop innovation and passion.

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