Items tagged with plug computing

Beginning in 2009, a number of companies began building small "plug" computers, some of which plugged directly into an AC adapter (hence the name). One such manufacturer is Cloud Engines, which sells a series of plug computers aimed at making files available online without having to leave a PC running. A few months ago, Cloud Engines launched the Pogoplug Video. Unlike previous systems, which were aimed at sharing photos and music, the Pogoplug Video was capable of streaming 1080p video content to multiple devices. One of the features of the Pogoplug Video was its ability to stream the AVCHD format... Read more...
For many, just the thought of setting up and using a network attached storage (NAS) device makes their eyes cross and their pulses increase. While even the technophobic recognize the benefits of having a network-based repository of files for sharing and backup, the concept can still seem daunting to some. The reality is that NAS devices have become surprisingly easy to set up and use, but most still require at least a modicum of networking knowhow. In a bid to allay the fears of even the greenest of computer users, however, CloudEngine's Pogoplug makes setting up and using a NAS device as easy... Read more...
Marvell Introduces Plug Computing - High-Performance, Low-Power, Exceptionally Small Computers for Managing and Storing Digital Media AssetsMultiple companies adopt SheevaPlug development platform to showcase new network-based applications that are simple to install and easy to use Santa Clara, California (February 24, 2009) - Marvell (NASDAQ: MRVL) today announced its Plug Computing initiative to make high-performance, always on, always connected, and environmentally friendly computing readily available for developers and end-users. A Plug Computer is small enough to plug directly into a... Read more...