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LinuxDevices: Device Profile: Roku HD1000 High Definition Digital Media Player

Dec 03, 2003, 05:30 (1 Talkback[s])

"Roku calls its first product, the $499 HD1000, 'the world's first high-definition digital media player.' The product displays content from memory cards or networked PCs on High Definition TVs (HDTVs) including LCD and Plasma TVs. The HD1000's open, Linux-based architecture makes it especially interesting to embedded hackers, and Roku encourages such use.

"Roku was founded by Anthony Wood, who, according to Roku, 'created Dreamweaver,' 'created ReplayTV,' and 'invented the digital video recorder.' 'Roku' means six in Japanese, and the company claims to be the sixth company founded through Wood's inventions..."

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