Mountain View, California (EastBayDaily) — QuikIO, a new mobile media content delivery application and service, today announced a new version of QuikIO that makes it easy to stream and view content on a big screen with Apple TV and AirPlay enabled mobile devices.
QuikIO is changing how many thousands of consumers access and share their personal content by empowering mobile device users with the ability to instantly access, download or share their media files on their computers through network connections – whether by Wi-Fi from home, a hotspot or over 3G/4G.
“QuikIO has rapidly become a #1 download in many countries with tens of thousands of users and growing fans exponentially,” said Michael Chen, QuikIO CEO and co-founder. “In response to the high demand by the QuikIO user community, we have added Apple TV integration. QuikIO is the first iOS app to let you to share and play your HD video within 5 seconds anywhere, anytime!”
With QuikIO, any PC and Mac user can enjoy video or music on an Apple TV via AirPlay. There is no restriction on the computer’s hardware model and OS version.
What sets QuikIO apart from the current AirPlay capabilities on Mountain Lion is that it does not require screen mirroring to view media. QuikIO users can multitask on an iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac or PC while streaming content from the QuikIO app to a screen using Apple TV.
Other advantages to using QuikIO’s Apple TV integration include: Seamless switching between Apple TV and any iPhone, iPad or iPod touch enables a multi-screen experience with QuikIO Flexibility to stream downloaded video or music to an Apple TV at home, work, or a friend's and family's house The ability to QuikSend video or music to friend's and family to play live on their Apple TV
QuikIO introduces the best technology available to stream, download and share media content featuring:
Highest quality video available — minimizing video transcoding Best CPU utilization — using the GPU to significantly reduce the CPU load Seamless remote access — media traffic is efficiently and securely routed in a peer-to-peer network similar to Skype Easy-to-use user interface — Just press and play with all media content displayed in gallery view QuikSend or Download any video – QuikIO video sharing or downloading is a single step process that is simple, fast and easy Apple TV — Just press Apple TV icon to stream video from your iPhone or iPad to the big screen
Since QuikIO does not store personal content in the cloud, only other QuikIO users who receive QuikSend messages can view content for a limited time, ensuring the privacy of photos and other media documents.
Here’s how QuikIO works:
Download and install QuikIO apps to your iPhone, iPod touch or iPad, and your PC or Mac. Sign in to QuikIO using Google, Facebook or an email account. A QuikIO user can then choose videos, music, photos and documents to instantly stream to an iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad from a PC or Mac. The direct connection via QuikIO service avoids the long upload waiting time and storage limits often seen by the cloud-based services.
With QuikIO it is easy to select files to download to an iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad to enjoy when off the grid – commuting, away from home or at the office — anytime, anywhere. Sharing files with selected friends and family is easy. Just “Quiksend” them an invite to allow them instant access to stream or download of a media collection. Imagine sharing personal videos and photos instantly, without worrying about file conversion.
A short video of demonstrating QuikIO streaming video via Apple TV is available at http://youtu.be/uqLBZ4Dh8Hk
QuikIO can be downloaded from the iTunes App Store for the iPhone at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quikio/id580764348?ls=1&mt=8 and for the iPad at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/quikio-hd-free-for-limited/id567840021?ls=1&mt=8 During the initial launch, the QuikIO app will be available for free of charge for a limited time for early adopters after which it will be priced at $.99 USD for the iPhone and iPod touch, $1.99 USD for the iPad and iPad Mini, with support for other devices coming soon.
Additional QuikIO videos can be found on the QuikIOInc YouTube channel at http://www.youtube.com/user/quikioinc?feature=results_main
QuikIO provides services to meet the demands of mobile device users who want to stream and transfer media contents effortlessly and cost-effectively among their Internet connected devices.
QuikIO will initially support file transfer and streaming from a PC or Mac to any iPad, iPhone and iPod touch with Apple TV capabilities. Plans to include transfer among iOS devices and Android-based products are in the works.
The company is founded by Cisco veterans who are expert in media content conversion, networking and wireless technology and is headquartered in Mountain View, CA. For more information, visit quik.io