San Francisco –
Thursday the long-delayed Boxee Box in time for the holiday selling season.
The Boxee Box from D-Link carries a $199 street retail and is available
. Right out of the
Boxee Box are a slew of entertainment options, although the previously
announced Netflix streaming and Hulu Plus applications will be added soon as an
At launch the box will offer users the ability to view movies
from Vudu, OpenFilm and IndieMoviesOnline, among others.
The box is also designed to link with networked PCs in the house
to stream personal content, and is compatible with a wide variety of file
formats for audio and video.
The Boxee Box also features a full web browser and includes
integrated search functions to scan content available both from Boxee service
partners and HTML 5-based websites on the Internet.
The Boxee Box is powered by Intel’s 1.2GHz Atom processor, and
includes integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi access and support for HD video streaming,
including full 1080p with 5.1- and/or 7.1-channel audio.