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D-Link Launches Boxee Box in India, Priced At Rs. 13,999/

D-Link has launched the Boxee Box product in India.

The Boxee Box by D-Link reinterprets what TV should be, as it provides an easy way to bring multimedia experience onto the television. Simply connect the Boxee Box to the Internet using a wireless or wired connection, plug in an HDMI cable and off you go. Thus, allowing users to comfortably browse through content from the comfort of their couch.

The Boxee Box by D-Link delivers movies, TV shows, music, and photos from a user’s computer, home network, and the Internet to their HDTV without the need of a PC. Additionally, Boxee’s core social features make it easy for friends to discover new content from each other through social networks like Facebook, Twitter, and more.

Boxee is a popular PC, Mac, and Linux software based program that lets users watch hundreds & thousands of popular TV shows and movies. Instead of sifting through millions of confusing Web sites, when users search on Boxee, TV shows and movies are delivered to them with the click of a remote control. Nearly a million Internet users around the world have already downloaded Boxee to enjoy their online entertainment.

The Boxee Box by D-Link provides access to more than just traditional TV content. It includes a huge library that spans the Internet, such as university courses, panel discussions, academic lectures, presentations, web-only videos and more from TED, Stanford, FORA.tv, Kid Mango, Next New Networks and others. Boxee also makes it easy for users to add their own favorite entertainment sources with simple RSS or XML feeds available for most online video.

In addition to video content, Boxee users can access great music from sites like Pandora, last.fm, shoutcast, as well as stunning photos from sites like flickr, Picasa and Facebook. Also, with built-in 802.11n Wi-Fi support, it can transfer files without delay and from longer distances within a user’s home.

Social Features

The Boxee Box by D-Link keeps people connected with social features to help users discover new content from friends, experts, and tastemakers. The first step to discovery is sharing, and Boxee makes this easy by letting people recommend any playing content to friends. Additionally Boxee automatically uses recommendations from a user’s Twitter and Facebook friends so they can find new content and instantly enjoy it on the big screen. Since anyone can build on top of Boxee’s open App platform, users can craft their own truly custom experience by creating or downloading plug-ins, add-ons, games, and more.

Supported Codecs & Formats

Boxee can be used to play/view practically all common multimedia formats, including:

VIDEO: Adobe Flash 10.1, H.264 (MKV, MOV), VC-1, WMV, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, AVI, Xvid, Divx , PCM/LPCM, VOB

AUDIO: MP3, WMA, WAV, AIFF, FLAC, AAC, DTS, Dolby Digital, Ogg Vorbis

PHOTO: JPEG, TIFF, BMP, PNG

Pricing & Availability:-

Boxee Box by D-Link will be made available across India through leading retail outlets & vast network of D-Link channel partners. The street price of Boxee Box by D-Link is estimated to be around Rs.13,999/- & it carries 1 year warranty.

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