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    PlayOn Will Soon Stream Hulu and Netflix to the Nintendo Wii

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    MediaMall is on the verge of announcing their Wii PlayOn beta, which has been in quiet testing for a while now.

    What this means to you: For about $40, you'll be able to stream Hulu and Netflix to your Wii!

    To quote: [Register or Login to view links]'s been around on the Xbox and PS3 since last year, as well as on all kinds of DLNA-compliant TVs-it's essentially a super-compatible Web interface for video services that don't work on certain platforms-and we knew it was headed Wii-ward from the start.

    This is a step, and a sign that the service will actually materialize sometime soon, but it probably won't include a specific, formal release date.

    - PlayOn support for Nintendo's Wii in Beta.
    - This is the first time PlayOn is able to control the user interface (and we spent significant time designing it)
    - It is available for a free 14-day full-featured trial at [Register or Login to view links] after that it is a one-time $39.99 fee to purchase a license
    - It is the same software that supports the PS3 and XBOX360, so if you already have a license or active trial, it will work on your Wii as well
    - PlayOn uses the "Internet Channel" on the Wii
    - How it works: You can find the PlayOn Media Server(s) by opening the "Internet Channel" web browser on the Wii, pressing the "WWW" button, and entering the web address playon.tv - We recommend you add this page to your Wii Browser "Favorites" to make it easy to return to. To upgrade your Nintendo Wii with the "Internet Channel" web browser, visit [Register or Login to view links]
    - We are very proud to offer Wii support as it has been one of the most requested features from our users and shows our commitment to expanding consumer access to PlayOn
    - PlayOn offers the broadest selection of premium content available from Internet - to - TV providers (Hulu, Netflix, CBS, ESPN, CNN, Amazon VOD, You Tube) and our selection of niche content is growing daily via our open plugin architecture:

    - Academic Earth
    - Adultswim
    - Cartoon Network
    - Channel9
    - Crackle
    - Food Network
    - GameTrailers.com
    - HGTV
    - Local Files
    - NBA
    - NFL
    - Southpark Studios
    - Spike TV
    - Podcasts (OPML Player) - with dozens of available feeds!
    - International channels: Danish DR and Spanish TVE
    - PlayOn works on a broad range of devices, including the Playstation3, XBOX360, Nintendo Wii, Digeo's Moxi HD DVR, Verismo's VuNow Device and many DLNA-compliant devices

    PlayOn Will Soon Stream Hulu and Netflix to the Nintendo Wii

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    I haven't seen this floating on my NNTP provider. Perhaps because it's still in beta?

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    This is very interesting to see this on the Wii. I think that this explains the recent update to the Internet Channel making it free and with updated flash abilities.

    Will most definitely be keeping an eye out for this.

 

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