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CES 2008: HP's MediaSmart Receiver connects HDTVs wirelessly to network

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 11 Jan 2008 18:33 User comments (1)

CES 2008: HP's MediaSmart Receiver connects HDTVs wirelessly to network At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Hewlett-Packard (HP) showed off its MediaSmart Receiver, an addition to its home entertainment connectivity rollout. The MediaSmart Receiver is a compact Set-Top Box that can connect to a high-definition (HD) television set using the High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) standard.
Once connected to a HDTV, it connects it to a home wireless network. WiFi a/b/g/n is supported and the devices is compatible with the UPnP and DLNA streaming standards. The set-top box provides access to Microsoft's Online Media download service. Pictures, music and videos from PC's on the same network can be streamed and viewed on any connected HDTV.



The device has a nice piano-black finish and blue feature lighting with a strange patterned top design. No details on pricing or availability have been released yet.

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123.1.2008 17:03

Very Nice

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