D-Link today introduced in India the ‘Boxee Box’, a revolutionary multimedia hub that provides an easy way to bring multimedia experience onto the home TV television by simply connecting the deice to the Internet via either wireless or wired connectivity and plug it in to the home TV .
Once the Boxee Box device is connected to Internet via either wireless (802.11n WiFi)or wired connectivity and a home TV is connected to the device via an HDMI cable, uses can comfortably browse through content from the comfort of their couch.
The D-Link Boxee Box can be used to deliver movies, TV shows, music, and photos from a user’s computer, home network, and from the Internet directly on to their HDTV without the need of a computer.
In addition, D-Link Boxee Box’s core social features make it easy for friends to discover new content from each other through social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and more.
“At D-Link Innovation has always been the key & we are extremely proud to introduce such a ground breaking device in India. This powerful product is a prefect amalgamation of D-Link’s product engineering & Boxee services. So consumers now can quickly access internet on their HDTV along with thousands of other applications with total ease & enjoy this new mode of entertainment through the comfort of their couch. Boxee Box by D-Link is an asymmetrical shaped little black glossy box that truly stands out for its amazing designs, plus the two faced QWERTY remote adds more zing to the product” said Mr. Tushar Sighat, CEO – D-Link (India) Limited.
The Boxee Box is build using a popular Boxee software that lets users watch hundreds & thousands of popular TV shows and movies on their PC, Mac, and Linux powered computers.
Using Boxee software, users can search TV shows and movies which can be delivered to them with the click of a remote control. Nearly a million Internet users around the world have already downloaded Boxee to enjoy their online entertainment.
The D-Link Boxee Box device help provides users with content from diverse sources that includesa huge library that spans the Internet, such as university courses, panel discussions, academic lectures, presentations, web-only videos and more from TED, Stanford, FORA.tv, Kid Mango, Next New Networks and others.
Besides, Boxee application also allows users add their own favorite entertainment sources with simple RSS or XML feeds available for most online video sites.
The D-Link Boxee Box also allows users to access, in addition to video contents, great music from sites like Pandora, last.fm, shoutcast, as well as stunning photos from sites like flickr, Picasa and Facebook.
For users who already have their own collections of digital media stored on their computer or home network, the D-Link Boxee Box device can automatically identify their content and downloads relevant cover art, synopses, reviews, subtitles, lyrics and more.
The Boxee Box also makes this easy to discover new content sources by letting people recommend any playing content to friends. The device automatically uses recommendations from a user’s Twitter and Facebook friends so they can find new content and instantly enjoy it on the big screen.
The D-Link Boxee Box supports practically all common multimedia file formats, that includes:
- VIDEO: Adobe Flash 10.1, H.264 (MKV, MOV), VC-1, WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AVI, Xvid, Divx , PCM/LPCM, VOB
- AUDIO: MP3, WMA, WAV, AIFF, FLAC, AAC, DTS, Dolby Digital, Ogg Vorbis
- PHOTO: JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PNG
Price: The D-Link Boxee Box is available across India for an estimated to be around Rs.13,999/- with a standard one year warranty.