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AllLinuxDevices: Nokia launches home product based on open source platforms

Sep 08, 2000, 13:59 (1 Talkback[s])

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"Nokia Home Communications today launched the Media Terminal, a new product for the home that combines Internet media technologies and digital broadcasting technologies. The software platform is based on open standards and technologies: Linux operating system, Xfree86-windowing system, the Mozilla web browser and compliant protocols and standards. The hardware is based on embedded Intel X86 computer architecture combined with a Nokia DVB receiver module, hard disc and additional network interfaces based on PCI modules."

"The Media Terminal enables full Internet access and push-type Internet services over TV broadcast networks. It will initially be available for DVB broadcast networks. It will also be available in an ADSL version enabling full Internet media decoding capabilities for TV viewers. The main features of the Media Terminal include full Internet access, split screen TV/Internet, pause/replay of live broadcasts, digital TV recording to hard disc, video on demand, file audio player, e-mail, 3D games, digital TV/radio, and access to connected devices such as printer and digital camera."

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