RokuGuide Quick Look: Network-attached storage (NAS) is data storage that is connected to a computer network. Owners of a Synology DiskStation branded NAS can use the DS video Roku channel to stream videos from their NAS to their Roku-connected TV.
The following additional information is provided by Synology:
With DS video for Roku you can:
Browse and play your video contents stored on your DiskStation
Search videos by keywords
Add videos and movies to your collections, “Favourites and “Watchlist” (system collections only)
Stream Live TV (with a DTV dongle plugged in on a DiskStation capable of type 1 transcoding)
Select available subtitles (.srt files, embedded on mkv files) and embedded audio tracks
All feature available with Video Station 1.2 and onwards
the TV recording library is only available for DiskStations capable of type 1 transcoding
managing the TV recording schedule/program guide as well as user-defined collections is not available on DS video for Roku
subtitles, file/folder names and movies information will be correctly displayed in the 3 following languages supported by Roku: English, German, Spanish
certain .mp4, .m4v and .mov files may not play if the first audio track is 5.1 AAC (surround sound videos)
transcoding is only available after upgrading to Video Station 1.2 on the DiskStation
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-- Information is current as of July 26, 2013
Developer's Channel Description: DS video is the ideal channel to watch films and videos stored on your Synology NAS server: it organizes your collection by types of videos (Movies, TV shows...) and movie information is downloaded automatically.
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