With audiophiles and home theater enthusiasts in mind, ASUS announced today the launch of their new Absolute Pitch motherboard, model number M4A785G HTPC. Geared specifically towards those who are looking for excellent sound performance without having to purchase an add-on sound card, the ASUS Absolute Pitch motherboards feature a triad of technologies to enhance listening pleasure.
Now, Apple TV users can enjoy more versatility from their media. Automatic has created a two-way IP control and feedback integration for Apple TV, compatible with Creston automatic systems and several others in the works.
A new line of Okoro Media Systems high-end media servers, the RK Digital Entertainment Servers, are being announced. Each server includes the following features: support for multiple zones, a rack-mountable chassis, the latest Intel i7 processor, six GB or more RAM, two TB or more storage space, a solid-state, eight GB OS hard drive, and a Blu-Ray Drive.
The new Mini System from Kaleidescape will be the home entertainment server company’s first multizone system contained within one device. The Mini System is capable of storing 225 DVDs or 2,500 CDs with the added storage cartridges, and it can be integrated with other Mini Systems or servers to enable full entertainment access in all rooms of the home.
The $99 Roku player is adding a free upgrade – Amazon’s On Demand video service. Customers will be able to purchase or rent DVDs and TV shows the day after they are released, and will have access to the 40,000 titles currently in Amazon’s database.