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500px has launched an app for the Roku platform that will bring its entire photo catalog right to your television, but there’s a catch: You’re going to need the latest version of the Roku operating system. With it, users can view any of their photos right on the largest screen in their home. But if you’re not a user, don’t worry, because the company says the app will still let you view “general community photos” found on 500px.
Last month, Roku announced that it was going to roll out Roku OS 7, an updated version of its operating system for existing current-generation media streamers.
This is the latest foray by 500px into the larger-screen market, adding to its Chromecast integration. But unlike the integration with Chromecast, the Roku integration lets users make changes to the catalog of images that are selected.
So, enabling 500px on your television screen will create a digital picture frame that allows you to cycle through some top-notch photographs, perhaps even making your life feel a little bit more cultured.
For now, the company is only targeting Roku. If you’re looking for it to come to the Apple TV, you’re going to be disappointed, as a 500px spokesperson told VentureBeat that “there’s nothing immediate” planned for the platform.
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