Wednesday, February 25, 2004

SoundBridge

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Introducing the world's coolest network music player! The Roku SoundBridge lets you play your Mac or PC digital music files anywhere in the house. All major audio formats are supported — MP3, WMA, AAC, AIFF, WAV, FLAC and Ogg-Vorbis — and it's network ready with wired Ethernet or an optional CompactFlash Wi-Fi adapter. A large, bright display and Apple RendezvousTM and native iTunes® support make this player a winning part of your home entertainment system.

From the FAQ:

The world’s coolest networked music player. It streams your digital music remotely from your PC or Macintosh to any room in the house (either wired or Wi-Fi). Features include:
Supports the most audio formats of any music player
Very large, easy-to-read VFD display
Easy to use interface
Plug-and-play
WiFi and wired Ethernet support
Native iTunes support
Support for Windows or Mac platforms and music formats

From Roku's feature list:

Finally, a digital music player that looks as good as it sounds! Roku presents the SoundBridge music players, featuring a unique design that fuses beautiful, large displays with compact, sleek enclosures. The SoundBridge connects your stereo or powered speakers to your computer’s digital music library.

M1000: 10 inches wide, large 5 1/2 inch display
M2000: 17 inches wide, huge 12 inch display

Which looks like this:
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This is pretty cool -- too bad the price is so high: $449.99 for the 12" display, and $249.99 5 for 1/2 inch display.

via Gizmodo

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