January 20, 2011

HD Streaming with KFA2 Graphics Card


One of the latest wireless firsts to hit the market is the KFA2 GeForce GTX 460 WHDI. The graphics card has a 5-aerial transmitter for HD streaming from your PC to any device that supports a 5GHz WHDI receiver. With access up to 100 feet away, it has 1GB RAM and Microsoft DirectX 11 support. Also included is NVIDIA PhysX and PureVideo technology, and it is SLI and 3D vision ready.

Via KFA2

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November 30, 2010

MicroConsole Streams Games


OnLive has launched MicroConsole, a TV adapter that connects your PC and TV for direct HD streaming of video games. The device comes with a free game and wireless controller and can also be used with keyboard and mouse. Games can be either rented or purchased. Due out in early December, plans are in the works for 1.4 surround sound and Bluetooth headset support. The adapter will be sale priced at $99.00.

Via OnLive

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November 12, 2010

Lancerlink Network HD Converter

The Lancerlink Network HD Converter allows you to transfer audio/video from an HDMI source to a receiver via Ethernet. At a price of ¥35,980 (~$442,) the NHC-168 can also play DVDs by remote even if you are not in the same room. Plug one end of the converter into your TV, projector or amp and the other into Ethernet or USB LAN converter.

Via Geek Stuff 4 U

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September 22, 2010

SRS 5.1 To Share the Wealth


Those who recently bought or have plans to soon buy a Windows PC may have noticed that SRS 5.1 now comes with Microsoft Silverlight. This surround sound format acts as a managed code add-on for creators and developers who want to incorporate HDTVs, A/V receivers mobile phones and of course your trusty PC or laptop.

With "surround everywhere" as its slogan, it has multi-channeled and front rendered sound steering, full bandwidth, backwards compatibility with legacy matrix decoders and stereo, including over bit rates as low as 96kbps. Yeah, we were kind of blown away the first couple of times we used our new VAIO laptop and heard great sounds out of those itty bitty speakers. Look for it to expand to other devices in the future.

Via SRS Labs

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September 2, 2010

Imation LINK for TV or Projection


You can finally display Internet TV, movies, online games, photos or web conference on the nearest wall or screen with the Imation LINK. The 1.6 Ghz wireless audio/video extender can hook up your PC or Mac via USB with a TV or projector to provide 720p video or images with 1080p resolution up to 30 feet away. The 51122 is available for preorder now.


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April 20, 2010

Free TV Browsing With Kylo


Hillcrest Labs recently launched Kylo, a free Mozilla-based browser that can be used to connect to a TV via PC or Mac via HDMI, component, VGA or S-video cables. CEO Dan Simpkins came up with the idea and says that set-top boxes are really only alternate displays for the computer. Kylo has the ability to visit any website, zooms and pans, works with any mouse and an onscreen keyboard appears when there is the need.

(Thanks, Jeremy)

Via Kylo

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April 12, 2010

EzAir Kit Streams from PC to TV


With the EzAir, you can wirelessly stream content from your PC, laptop or notebook to TV. The kit consists of an HDMI/D-SUB Base and USB dongle. The device is due out this month in Japan for ¥13,800 ($147.00) but we suspect it will move worldwide eventually.

Via EzAir

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March 26, 2010

Is Google TV Coming?


In their constant quest to conquer the Internet galaxy, the New York Times reports that Google has teamed with Intel and Sony to produce the next generation of TVs built on Android that can run applications. While some set top boxes can already stream content from the Net, they are somewhat limited. Google TV will be open source. Similar to Apple's ailing TV, you will be able to watch videos from sites like YouTube, stream on-demand channels and customize with 3rd party apps. Look for more information this summer.

Via New York Times

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March 24, 2010

NVIDIA to Release 3DTV Play


NVIDIA has announced the release of 3DTV Play, a connection for GeForce-based notebooks and PCs to HDTVs. The software app supports 1080p24, 720p60 and 720p50 3D formats. Active shutter or passive polarized glasses can be used for viewing.

The system can also convert games from 2D to 3D, will appear sometime later this spring and will be priced at $39.99. Those how already use NVIDIA 3D Vision will score a free copy. If you would like to see it in action, check out the "Panasonic Touch the Future Tour" going on through April, where you can see the Play as well as Panasonic's first 3D Home Theater.

Via Marketwire

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March 16, 2010

Connect With FreeAgent Theater+


The Seagate FreeAgent Theater+ connects to your TV via HDMI (cable not included) and allows access to photos, video and music with 1080p HD playback. The device has a simplified user interface software and compact remote for control. Compatible with Windows XP, Vista, 7 and Mac OS X, it can comes with Ethernet, component video and composite A/V cables. Add to that a FreeAgent Go 500 External Hard Drive and that is one sweet system.

Via Seagate FreeAgent Theater+

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