Monsoon Multimedia, a provider of video convergence products, has announced the availability of the free Mac client for all Vulkano devices direct from Monsoon (http://www.myvulkano.com).
The new software allows Mac owners to enjoy all the Vulkano features including integrated DVR, web video, place shifting, Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) streaming and mobile video recording. Vulkano’s Mac client lets users watch and control any home TV channel through a wired or Wi-Fi connection from anywhere in the world by installing a Vulkano and downloading the free Mac software application.
They can also schedule a recording through an included EPG (electronic program guide), transfer and watch the recordings at any time on their Mac. Mac owners can also utilize the Vulkano’s integrated hardware and software UPnP-enabled platform with a video processor to view content residing on the Mac from their living room TV.
Vulkano devices are designed to replace multiple boxes such as TiVo, Slingbox and Roku. The Vulkano Deluxe comes with 16GB of SD storage and costs US$279. Vulkano Deluxe Pro comes with an 1TB e-SATA hard disk and costs $379. Select retailers such as Amazon re shipping Vulkano which comes with 8GB SD storage and costs $259 and the Vulkano Pro at $349 which includes a 500GB e-SATA hard disk.