Earlier, at the “2004 International CES” held in January 2004, Bill Gates, chairman and chief software architect of Microsoft, displayed a similar tool.
This player, shaped like a portable game machine, provides the function of replaying music, moving video, static images, and others.
Microsoft said that a user could record a TV program on a home server with Microsoft’s “Windows XP Media Center Edition,” and then copy it to the Portable Media Center, and watch it on the Portable Media Center unit away from home. Microsoft will market the product in the third quarter of 2004.
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