"* Integrated voice over IP and video over IP
As asterisk is integrated into LinuxMCE you get a full featured
voip telephony system. This gives you limitless features which are
normally only on very expensive telephony hardware.
"Videocalls, videoconferencing, VOIP, and personal
voicemailboxes for each member of your family are possible. The
system can keep track of where you are in your home and route
incoming calls to the nearest phone (or to your mobile phone when
you're not at home).
"* Home automation features
Linux MCE has home automation features which make it possible to
control all kinds of things in your house trough mobile phones or
internet connected computers. Check if the lights are out? turn up
the heater before your going home if your visiting friends? It can
all be done with one central server which is in the same time
recording your favorite tv program."