Items tagged with HD Media Streamer

It's somewhat baffling to think about what the HD media streamer sector has become. Even five years ago, hardly anyone had an interest in these one-trick set top boxes. Now, it seems that every consumer electronics company on the market has a unit out. Today, MvixUSA as launched the latest in its lineup, the Ultio. Hailed as the "ultimate 1080p UPnP Home Theater Media Player," this hard drive-based unit is able to store multimedia content locally, not to mention stream content in via Ethernet or Wi-Fi. The device is powerful enough to handle Blu-ray quality video, and the HDMI port ensures that... Read more...
Let's face it -- it's tough to make a name for yourself in today's consumer electronics world. With big names such as Apple and Microsoft spending millions upon millions of dollars on marketing, one must wonder how the little guys even keep up. Obviously, it's by making fantastic products and letting word-of-mouth do the rest. Such is the case with a once-little-known company called Popcorn Hour. Said outfit is quickly transitioning from a no-name media streamer firm to one that is becoming the best in the industry. After making a name for itself with the A-100, improving upon that with the A-110... Read more...
If you think LaCie is only about hard drives, DVD burners and flash drives, think again. Today, the outfit has extended its LaCinema Black Series by introducing the LaCinema Black PLAY and LaCinema Black RECORD. Both of these HD media streamers are definite high-end devices, with pretty much every feature you could imagine on a streamer and even a few you wouldn't typically expect. These boxes can pull in content from UPnP networked computers (Macs and PCs), and the custom user interface makes it easy to navigate through material, select it and play it back. Both of the set top boxes are designed... Read more...