Sigma Designs Gives Us a Sneak Peek of Future Media Streamers

Sigma Designs Ultra-thin Set-top BoxI saw this the other day and went: meh. Sigma Designs is showing off a new reference design that CE manufactures can tap for their next-gen media streamers and IPTV receivers. At first glance it looks compelling — it's a plug computer in way. The SMP8670 chip powered wall wart offers 1080p playback via HDMI, HomePlug [...]

Intel’s WiDi 2.0 Update Brings DRM Compatibility for DVD and Blu-ray Discs

IDF 2010 Intel Atom WiDi DemoBig news today for those following wireless display technology. Intel has just announced that a new driver update will enable WiDi equipped laptops to playback DVD and Blu-ray discs, as well as other HDCP 2.0 protected content, to your HDTV in 1080p sans cables. Remember, previously one could only mirror unprotected media from their laptop [...]

VUDU Now Offering 1080p HD and HDX Movie Purchase Options

Now another reason to consider picking up a VUDU box for consuming HD content. VUDU today announced that they will begin selling HD and HDX movies to own. The initial selection consists of 50 films from “top independent studios” with the promise of adding additional releases on the same day and date as the DVD [...]

VidaBox Releases RoomClientHD Extender – Able to Stream Blu-ray Movies in Full 1080p

VidaBox RoomClientHD GraphicHere's another reason to look at VidaBox's line of Digital Home products when you're considering making your next purchase. The guys at VidaBox have custom built a mini, near silent extender client for their VidaBox Server called RoomClientHD. The funny thing is that it's really a mini Windows Vista PC running Home Premium. However, what's [...]

Leaders in Consumer Electronics and Wireless High-Definition Video Delivery to Discuss the Next Wave of Wireless Audio/Video Connectivity

WHDI GraphicAMIMON, Hitachi Ltd., Motorola Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corporation and Sony Corporation today announced the formation of a special interest group to develop a comprehensive new industry standard for multi-room audio, video and control connectivity utilizing Wireless Home Digital Interface (WHDI™) technology. The group's intention is to complete the new standard in 2008. A [...]

New Belkin FlyWire Delivers HD Video and Audio Wirelessly to Any HDTV, Anywhere in Your Home

Belkin FlyWire ConnectionsThe new Belkin FlyWire is the simple solution that gives you the freedom and flexibility to place your HDTV where you want—without cables. Featuring an intuitive and simple setup, FlyWire wirelessly connects devices such as Blu-ray® players, receivers, video-game consoles, and set-top boxes to HDTVs and projectors, transmitting high-definition 1080p True Cinema picture resolution with [...]

Grab’n'GO Full HD Media Streamer Now Shipping with New Features

Conceptronic Grab\'n\'GO Full HD Media StreamerThe new Full HD media player, announced during CeBIT 2008, is the newest streaming media player within the Grab’n’GO collection. Conceptronic added new features to this product like a built in SAMBA and NFS client. The CFULLHDMA is completing the line up of media players offering solutions for entry level, mainstream and advanced users. This CFULLHDMA [...]