Announcing the launch of Yahoo!7 PLUS7 on VIERA CAST
Customers can now enjoy the convenience of Yahoo!7’s PLUS7 via the VIERA CAST online entertainment portal on selected VIERA Plasma, LED LCD and LCD televisions*. The new function allows users to watch full-length episodes of selected Channel Seven shows on demand streamed over the internet to their TV.
“Panasonic is very excited about this latest addition to VIERA CAST. We believe it is a quality offering that will be warmly received by consumers who will be able to catch-up on their favourite Channel Seven shows when it suits them.”
Paul Reid, Director, Consumer Electronics, Panasonic Australia
Yahoo!7 PLUS7 offers full length episodes as seen on the Seven Network including Parenthood, The Event, Covert Affairs and Better Homes and Gardens. Users will be able to easily browse through the available shows and episodes, watch previews of upcoming shows and get help with using and watching PLUS7 – all on their VIERA TV.
“We’re excited to be launching the new PLUS7 service with Panasonic and continuing to be at the forefront of IPTV innovation in Australia,Yahoo!7’s platform agnostic approach means we can easily extend our content with a consistent user experience to a range of devices.”
Mark Helvadjian, Yahoo!7 Director of Platform and Products
With VIERA CAST, simply by clicking a button on their TV remote control, viewers can access certain internet content with the new addition of Yahoo!7 PLUS7; and also view YouTube™, Picasa™, stock information on Bloomberg™ and weather forecasts, directly on their VIERA TV. With Skype™ voice and video calling, users can also connect an optional camera to view the other party’s image on the big VIERA TV screen as they converse. The Twitter micro-blogging service is also available.
*PLUS7 will be available via the VT20 Series and V20 Series of VIERA Plasma TVs, the D25 Series of VIERA LED LCD TVs, and the S25 Series of VIERA LCD TVs.