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LinuxDevices: Interact-TV Unveils Developer Version of Home Entertainment Center

Aug 07, 2003, 23:30 (1 Talkback[s])

Interact-TV unveiled a developer version of the Linux-based Telly MC1000 Digital Entertainment Center, at LinuxWorld today. According to Interact-TV, the Telly MC1000d developer version is a complete system with full capabilities for playing, recording, and archiving TV shows; ripping and burning CDs; playing DVDs, music, and digital photos; and sharing media over a home network. But in addition, the special developer version comes with tools that enable developers to create new features, enhancements, and in other ways customize the Telly...

"The Telly MC1000 is based on a unique 'Entertainment Operating System' (EOS), developed by Interact-TV, that manages the device's internal multimedia and entertainment and user interface functions. According to Interact-TV, EOS consists of a combination of Linux kernel 2.4.18 and other standard Linux components (such as X Windows and a built-in webserver and samba server), along with custom media management and media distribution technologies, device drivers, user interface, and other software..."

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