Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — Bitcasa, the company that makes storage simple, today announced Chromecast support in its latest Android release.
The updated Android app will support Chromecast streaming and allow users to stream digital content from their Bitcasa app directly to their TV, extending Bitcasa’s commitment to making users’ digital content more accessible.
“With native Chromecast support, parents can now capture a baby's first steps on a mobile, save it directly to the Bitcasa app, then re-live the moment on their TV with friends and family,” says Bitcasa CEO, Brian Taptich. "This will also enable users to consume videos, music and images on their mobile in 'lean-back' mode, as well as in a group setting. This is another step in Bitcasa's mission to make files easily accessible on any device, anywhere."
The latest update places Bitcasa among brands such as HBO, YouTube, Hulu, Pandora and Netflix as a service that supports Chromecast streaming.
Bitcasa also plans to extend Chromecast support to additional mobile and Web apps, enabling all users to turn their Bitcasa accounts into a cloud-based media center for all screens – mobile, desktop and TV.
Bitcasa is designed to more effectively store, stream and share digital content such as music and movies, providing a central content hub that’s accessible from all devices. The company’s patented technology and client-side encryption offers users complete data privacy and security, as well as streaming and sharing.
The Bitcasa Android update also includes localization in Russian, reflecting growing demand in Europe. Bitcasa now supports 12 languages.
The latest version of the Bitcasa Android App can be downloaded from the Google Play website.
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Backed by top-tier investors, including Horizons Ventures, Pelion Venture Partners, Samsung Ventures, First Round Capital and Andreessen Horowitz, Bitcasa provides a home for your digital belongings. Bitcasa believes that your digital belongings are your own, and that only you should control who can access and use them. With access across all devices; Android, iOS, Windows, Windows RT, Mac OSX, Linux and the Web, Bitcasa enables you to take your stuff with you everywhere and share or stream it from any device. Bitcasa designed the software to ensure complete privacy with client-side encryption, so your belongings are always your own. Download at http://www.bitcasa.com, and follow us at http://www.twitter.com/bitcasa and http://www.facebook.com/bitcasa.