Broadband MSN TV Device Slated

“The product will be available through major retailers including Best Buy, Circuit City, and others beginning in October at a $199 suggested retail. It will ship with a wireless keyboard and remote control.

The unit will be equipped with an Ethernet port for either wired or wireless in-home networking solutions. Among the capabilities of the new system will be the ability to link to a home PC to stream digital music, video and digital image files from a remote PC’s hard drive to a home entertainment system connected to the MSN TV device.

The terminal will directly stream video and audio programming from the Internet for playback on a home TV or entertainment center, but it is said to have only limited built-in downloading and storage capabilities to prevent vulnerability to virus attacks and to keep unit pricing affordable.”

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