More iPlayer updates for the PS3

Posted on Mon 07 September 2009 in geek

There is more information about the new iPlayer support for the PS3 on the BBC Internet Blog. While I don't get a shiny iPlayer logo on my XMB (due to owning the Japanese version) I don't really miss much as it was just a link to the iPlayer web-page. However according to the BBC blog one of the drivers for improved performance has been the 3.0 firmware release which has hardware accelerated some aspects Flash video playback. Certainly from the stuff I watched yesterday it seems a lot smoother than before. The BBC have also re-worked the layout of the iPlayer applet which now renders a lot better on the PS3 display.

Now if only Channel 4's On Demand service worked on the PS3....