You can now access Netflix on your TV through Windows Media Center, ideal for those with Windows based media servers. The Netflix application is available through the Media Center main menu by clicking the TV+Movies tab.
Netgear has relased their EVA9150 Digital Entertainer Elite. The device will allow users to play digital media files from their computer on their home entertainment center. The Digital Entertainer Elite uses either an Ethernet or wireless connection to sync up with your computer.
Niveus Media has released a mini server to compliment its lineup of robust, and larger, Media Center servers. The Zone retails for $1,400 and is available now from Niveus’ website. Physically, the Zone server is 6x6x2 inches, the smallest server from Niveus to date.
Vudu is expanding on its RIA, or Rich Internet Application, platform by announcing the inclusion of Pandora – a popular online music provider. Pandora joins Picasa, Flickr and other applications that Vudu has incorporated into its set top box service.
The ZvPro 250 is shipping now from ZeeVee. This media streamer uses existing coax wiring to deliver HD video. It features a resolution capacity of 1080i, and includes component video and VGA inputs. It also uses Analog Audio and SPDIF Digital Audio inputs. It's able to encode HD MPEG2 data as well.