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First look at the “nasne” device for the PS3, PS Vita and other Sony products

The first images have been revealed for Sony Computer Entertainment’s “nasne,” a “networked recorder and media storage device” that can connect to the Playstation 3, PS Vita and other Sony products. (Mobile, nasne, PC, PS Vita, PS3)

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Tired  +   1235d ago
It's an ok idea and I'm glad to see Sony branching out but I can't help feel it's too little.

500g? That's nothing...I'm not sure people will pay so much for so little, Or if the market is big enough for it.

I already have cable with a 1TB Tivo box. And a 2TB NAS attached to the network. Sony are about 2 years too late for me at least.

Maybe they will fair better in the fledgling markets, but I cant think of anyone I know who doesn't have a similar set-up to my own.
yewles1  +   1235d ago
This is primarily for streaming content to multiple devices simultaneously, mainly a PS3, PSVita and VAIO PC. You can't really stream TiVo content to a PS3 w/o streaming it to a PC first, creating a daisy chain from hell.
Tired  +   1235d ago
Ok, granted. But my NAS streams to my ps3, laptop, tablet and phone. Whilst my Tivo box records however many programs simultaneously.

Speaking off daisy chains, we have two ps3's, a nas, a desktop, laptop all wired through a gig switch. Any .mkv is taken from the nas, transcoded then viewed on the ps3. It's not that bad. And at least the wires are hidden.

It's a great device...but I'm not sure it'll be the next big thing. I've had all those bases covered for a couple of years now. Most people I know do but Maybe there's enough people who don't.

I'd like to see some serious innovation from Sony. Something cool and 'MUST OWN!'
NewMonday  +   1235d ago
a good device idea that many would really want is box that can stream everything over the whole house.

plug a PS3, 360, PC, cable, satellite TV, internet into it and it will deliver content multi-channeled to every room, it should also be able to send and receive data between devices as a middle man with a simple drag and drop interface
NukaCola  +   1235d ago
Is this what TORNE for PS3 is like? I thought it was an AppleTV meets TiVo device that hooked to your PS3. Also gave trophies too.
morganfell  +   1234d ago
"2 years too late for me at least"

You are missing the fact that by instituting this now Sony will gain a wealth of experience and feedback. Not just from people like you that refuse to buy it but from people that actually do pick one up.

When Sony institutes this next gen it will have the kind of leg up that is only possible from actual market entry.

Otherwise Sony would be stuck with the kind of half value research that exists on paper and the comments of people that not only didn't buy a non-existent device but neither did they get everything exactly the way they wanted it with their name engraved on it, in gold, a luxury home, maid service for life, and a never aging supermodel nuclear physicist girlfriend...yesterday.
metsgaming  +   1234d ago
so let me see if i can get this straight. You can connect it to a set top box and it can stream the cable over the wifi and you can watch it on a vita? If so can someone else watch something else on the tv while this is going on or does it have to be on the same program/recording? If so i would be interested if the price is right =)
nix  +   1234d ago
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jeseth  +   1234d ago
Sometimes when you sit back and look at what we complain about you realize how lazy and convenient our lives are.

Thats all I could think about while reading hawks issues with this device.
yewles1  +   1235d ago
Considering it's Japan only, AND that it's created by SCE, I REALLY don't think this was meant for anything other than another PlayStation accessory for a market that CAN accept this, considering Torne is still in the market and all...
danny818  +   1234d ago
Yewles1 !!!
im a fan of ur youtube vids bro!!!
JoGam  +   1235d ago
Im getting this.
SuperBeast811  +   1235d ago
I'm not
andibandit  +   1234d ago
Ok, better start making plans to move to Japan then.....
dcbronco  +   1235d ago

Considering next generation consoles will most likely be able to record I believe this is too late too also. The next Xbox will surely be a cable box like the 360 but with the added function of recording games and live TV. This seems like a unnecessary expense. It would have been better a couple of years ago.
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Sucitta  +   1234d ago
not sure if this will happen but it would be a welcomed addition = )
WeskerChildReborned  +   1234d ago
Let's just hope that next gen consoles come with a built in recorder. I think it'll be sweet if it did.
mcstorm  +   1234d ago
I don't see the next xbox and PS4 having a built in tv function. as no country is the same and all offer different services for example here in the UK we have SKY Virgin Media BTVision Talktalk TV FreeSat and freeview. I see Sony offering another freeview box like the I see them all talking to the big names from each country and having IPTV as they don't need different hardware to do this as it can be done via software like bbci player Netflix skyplayer ect is done now in the UK.

I do think this box is a little late though as people can pickup storage that can do all of this with the ps3 and 360 with bigger drives ect. For me im going to carry on using my Windows Home server 2o11 as I have over 4TB of Video and Music content and this is the best way for me to be able to manage, Backup and use and different devices and at the same time.
dcbronco  +   1231d ago
Storm the 360 has live tv function. You believe they will remove it next gen. Not going to happen. MS tried to go directly to content holders but had to settle for using cable operators. MS will eventually get direct content. And they hired their own writers years ago for exclusive content.
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xAlmostPro  +   1235d ago
They should have doubled this up to allow game capture(that saves directly) also, would have been pretty sweet.. suppose that's a minority userbase in comparison though
listenkids  +   1235d ago
But will it blend?
Tired  +   1235d ago
Marry me!
MasterA  +   1235d ago
Where does this fit with PlayTV and torne?
MySwordIsHeavenly  +   1235d ago
I honestly have NO idea what this thing does...

Even after reading the article, I'm completely confused.
SuperStrokey1123  +   1235d ago
you and me both... it just records TV?
xAlmostPro  +   1235d ago
It doesn't just 'record'..

It allows the devices to watch digital TV also(sort of like a freeview box) and record.

The recorded files or whats currently being watched can then be streamed to multiple devices, either at once or something recorded via ps3 will be accessible via other sony devices via app software.

MySwordIsHeavenly  +   1235d ago

Which channels does it get?
SuperStrokey1123  +   1234d ago
So free TV?
The_Devil_Hunter  +   1234d ago
Haha I read as well and I the read the below comment to see if it gave more info but I still find it rather confusing....is it free tv for PS3 and Vita?

Soldierone  +   1234d ago
I don't understand it either. I want to, but can't.

From what I'm getting its a box for satellite TV etc...but isn't free? But unlike your standard box, this can record AND stream it to all devices?
Godmars290  +   1235d ago
Where is the GoogleTV equivalent of this damnit!
Kidmyst  +   1235d ago
If you could stream videos from home over the web to a Vita I'd get it. Otherwise I stream videos from my PC to PS3 and 360 and that's good enough for me.
violents  +   1235d ago
yeah um, i already have a dvr and netflix, why should i spend the money on this?
SuperBeast811  +   1235d ago
wait what does this thing actually do again????
Mikhail  +   1235d ago
Its actually unexpectedly successful in japan. Torne is its predecessor. http://andriasang.com/comuw...

That is why it is japan only. Its a TV tuner/video recorder that streams those videos to xperias, tablets from sony, TV, vaio PC PS3, vita and DLNA capable devices.
Godmars290  +   1235d ago
It Japan only because of the structure of the cable companies. The requirement of a basic channel. In the US its too fragmented. You'd need to get permission and pay multiple cable providers.
kesvalk  +   1234d ago
wait, it's a recorden in like, it can record you playing? this is AWESOME! i always thought about how good would it be if consoles came with these function, so you record you playing and automatically upload on youtube or something like that.

i just hope PS4 come with this built-in, and that the other two follow suit.
deno  +   1234d ago
I might actually get this if it hits America.
TBONEJF  +   1234d ago
I would love to have this if SONY Brings it to the states
MoonConquistador  +   1234d ago
@kidmyst "If you could stream videos from home over the web to a Vita I'd get it. Otherwise I stream videos from my PC to PS3 and 360 and that's good enough for me. "

The PSP was able to stream videos over the net from your PS3 in your home, albeit requiring a base unit. Surely the PS Vita didn't lose this functionality. Did it?
jeeves86  +   1234d ago
If this was something that could record gameplay and have semi-decent compression and a removable and replaceable hard drive, then I'd definitely be plunking out the cash for one right now. But as it is, it just seems like too big of a niche product.
LFC1EE  +   1234d ago
With talk of the new consoles coming out i really don't see the point a recorder not for me but if you gamers want it go buy it i think the vast majority will.
IHateYouFanboys  +   1234d ago
Ive got an 8TB NAS and Play TV, so this would be completely pointless for me.

Its a decent idea, but 500gb is nowhere near enough room for both tv recording and downloaded videos.
jocomat9  +   1234d ago
whats the resolution on this. can't seem to find it.
gtxgamer2  +   1234d ago
woww im dumb, i thought this was a product that you can connect to sony products an record gameplay in HD or something LOL.
kingPoS  +   1234d ago
I'd like a couple Nasne's in my house, but US cable company's probably won't let it happen.
NastyLeftHook0  +   1234d ago
mykrlz182  +   1234d ago
soooo slingbox..............
sly-Famous  +   1234d ago
Wasnt this supposed to be Play-TV?
Soldierone  +   1234d ago
From my understanding of it, and it's still a bit fuzzy to be honest, this won't ever come to America. They would run into way too many lawsuits and issues to even make it worthwhile at all.

It's a bit pricey though....but if they somehow got rights I'd could somewhat see the cost being right.
Drainage  +   1234d ago
this needs to be at least 5TB for me to be interested
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WitWolfy  +   1234d ago
Agreed it just might hold up to 16 hrs+/- of HD content if your lucky... 2TB would also have been acceptable.
Hayabusa 117  +   1234d ago
Damn. Was expecting a little more from the PS4.

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