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Another DVD/DivX/MP3 stand-alone player released

Written by Lasse Penttinen @ 14 Nov 2002 11:05 User comments (1)

Smaller and less known brands are now pushing DivX to out livingrooms. Earlier we saw the KiSS Techology's announcement of a such player, and now there is another one by a small start-up.
The device, dubbed Maestro DVX-1201, will operate like a standard home entertainment DVD player, except that it can also play computer file formats such as DivX and MPEG-4 for movies, MP3 and WMA (Windows Media Audio) for music and JPEG for images.

It will be the first product from start-up Neuston, a Singapore-based firm, and will be among the first DivX/MPEG-4-compatible players available anywhere. It is expected to be launched in January for under $350, said its marketing director


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117.11.2002 16:34

The days are coming!! No more converting from lossy formats to another lossy format just to be able to watch the damned thing on your TV. I also predict a quick turnout for competitors who wish to undersell the rest. Long live the revolution ;-) I will be buying mine when the prices become affordable.. maybe 12 months or so, until then I'm happy encoding until I get the player I want for the price I'm willing to pay.. God I love technology!


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