Singapore, October 2014 – Wondering what AC Ryan has in store for its next home entertainment device? First in the world to launch an Android media player back in November 2011, – the first generation VEOLO – AC Ryan continues till this day to lead the media player market with its innovative and user focused design approach.

Enter the VEOLO 4K. Encompassing the fruits of labour of the AC Ryan team, through countless late nights, hundreds of cups of coffee, years upon years of research and user feedback, this is the media player the market has been waiting for. Self-proclaimed movie buffs and TV junkies, the AC Ryan team designed a proprietary User Interface (UI) – from the ground up – with the sole aim of pleasing fellow movie lovers.

With a staunch focus on User Experience (UX), the UI eases users into its plethora of functions, built-in to every VEOLO 4K. On initial launch, well-thought out hint boxes prompts users for their movie stash. The system then go to work behind the scenes, automatically pairing every movie or TV show with its corresponding cover art and synopsis. The result? Instant gratification of having your horde of movies presented before you as eye candy. A nifty search tool is also built-in, for the times when you just want to watch that movie right away.

Building on its VEOLO legacy, VEOLO 4K show hints of design from its two predecessors. Up top, a brushed matte surface is inherited from VEOLO 2, something AC Ryan fans are definitely familiar with. A power button worked into slick, white LEDs sitting on a smooth piano black finish completes its classy facade.

As if trying for an overkill, the VEOLO 4K boasts stellar specs as well, utilising the latest 1.8GHz Quad-Core Cortex-A17 ARM Processor, along with best-in-class Mali T-764 3D Graphics Processor, 2GB DDR3 RAM, 16GB NAND Flash storage, H.265 hardware decoding capabilities and HDMI 2.0 video output for that coveted 2160p 4K resolution support. Powering your Ultra High Definition (UHD) movie experience is the latest Android 4.4 KitKat OS, backed by built-in Gigabit Ethernet, Dual-Band Wireless N and Bluetooth 4.0 – something most competing brands often leave out.

Techie fans would be pleased to know the VEOLO 4K natively accommodates a myriad of media codecs, such as H.264, H.265 (video codec for 4K content), MPEG-4, MVC 4096 x 2048. Supported formats include but is not limited to AVI, BD-ISO, MKV, MOV, MP4, VOB among others. Having said that, Dolby & DTS naturally comes as a given, wrapping up the UHD experience.

In the box you’ll find the VEOLO 4K, an IR remote, HDMI 1.4a cable, Composite AV cables, 5V DC adapter and quick guide. A USB RF VEO Navigator Air Mouse is also available for S$49, sold separately.

VEOLO 4K debuts at the iconic SITEX show (SRP: S$299) November 2014. Users can expect to see the VEOLO 4K in stores towards SITEX. Ask your local electronics dealer for availability, or visit acryan.com for an overview.