Internet on television – Boxee Box: A black box for your TV

 21 Oct 2010 - By Omar Yesid Mariño+

Television systems are in a continuous change process that sooner or later will result in a complete technology integration which will include high definition (HD), a three-dimensional experience (3D), and connection to Internet. Right now, we can perceive a series of moves in that direction; for example, one of the most important devices is arriving to Europe these days. It is known as Boxee Box.


It is a powerful multimedia player with access to Internet; it was developed by D-Link Corporation. Currently, it can be ordered through Amazon, even if you are in Europe. This sort of black box was designed to become the perfect intermediary between online multimedia content and our TV.


In order to achieve it, the Boxee Box has a remote control with a built-in QWERTY keyboard and an attractive multimedia center which are used to operate the online browsing. This is possible thanks to an Intel Atom CE4100 processor that allows to play 1080p content.


As for connectivity, the Boxee Box supports WiFi connection to Internet and also comes with Ethernet built in, a HDMI port, two USB ports,  and a slot for MicroSD cards. Different formats are not a problem: This gadget is able to play Flash 10.1, MP3, DivX, and a long list of video formats.

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