Earlier this year, Sony announced that their Aino phone would be, among many other things, be compatible of remote play with the PlayStation 3. If that wasn’t cool enough, the phone will be releasing this October into waiting hands.
Fulfilling Ericsson’s new Communication Entertainment proposition, the Aino will offer a unique experience for owners by allowing PlayStation 3 fans to access their content anywhere at anytime via the remote play feature. Remote play will allow the user to turn the PlayStation 3 on and off at will using the Aino, control and browse the XMB and access the media browser from any location in the world. The remote play feature will additionally allow the user to access and have control over the Hard Drive’s media content on the PlayStation 3 utilizing the built-in WiFi or 3G connectivity via the Aino phone.
In order to access the remote play capabilities users simply start Remote Play by selecting the entertainment icon in the Aino menu. The setup will be very easy and will only have to be done once. Simply enter the code generated by the PlayStation 3 and you’ll be ready to roll, navigating the XMB menu with the keypad on the Aino.