Zappiti, the European leader of Media Center solutions, launches the Zappiti Player 4K, a new media player supporting most all digital audio and video formats, codecs and file containers.
This including all modern video standards such as HEVC, H.265, with Ultra HD 4K upscaling (up to 3840×2160 / 4096×2160) which results in a crisp and crystal-clear picture with four times the resolution of Full HD.
The Zappiti Player 4K is compatible with audiophile uncompressed HD audio with high resolutions, up to 24-bit / 192 kHz. The new Zappiti Player 4K is equipped with an internal 3.5″ SATA HDD bay with hot swap function. Besides, it is equipped with USB 3.0 port and an SD memory card slot. The Zappiti Player 4K feature powerful Wi-Fi with 2 antennas and Ethernet 10/100/1000 network capability. This new player is also compatible with the new Zappiti Media Center v4 application, XBMC (Kodi) and many other Android apps through the GooglePlay integrated app.
“Zappiti Media Center is widely trusted and widely used in Europe, allowing us to create a feature-rich and easy to install smart Media Center Solution integrated into our new Media Player,” said Christophe Cherel, Head of Smart Home Division, at Groupe Archisoft / Zappiti, France. “It is critical for us to continue to enhance our offerings and provide high-value solutions to consumers, that enables users to gain peace of mind with better audio and video experience and enjoy the benefits of a more connected, smarter Media Center.”
“HEVC/H.265 video codec is the future of the industry for Ultra HD 4K, and in addition, more compression results in smaller file sizes and lowers required bit rate for SVOD delivery, which results in greater capacity for video collections. This latest generation Zappiti Player 4K is enabling that future.”
The Zappiti Player 4K will be available by the end of December 2014. The new media player is available right now in pre order with worldwide Free Shipment on the official Zappiti Store at a price of 249 euros: www.store.zappiti.com.