Niveus Media Chosen To Showcase CableCARD With Windows Vista at WinHEC 2006

Niveus Media, Inc., an award-winning manufacturer of media hardware and software entertainment solutions, will showcase their Niveus Media Center – Denali Edition at the 2006 Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in Seattle, WA. Niveus was chosen by Microsoft as the Media Center manufacturer to showcase CableCARD technology with their highly-anticipated Windows Vista operating system. The Denali featuring Windows Vista and CableCARD will be on display in WinHEC’s Pavilion showcase area. Having established itself as the must-attend event for industry professionals seeking to stay aligned with Microsoft’s ever-evolving platforms, industry standards and technology advancements, Niveus Media is honored to be selected … Continue reading Niveus Media Chosen To Showcase CableCARD With Windows Vista at WinHEC 2006

Microsoft Launches Consumer HD DVD Homepage

Microsoft HD DVD Consumer Homepage | Microsoft has launched their consumer HD DVD homepage (Via HD DVD / Randomness…).  Watch the website for new HD DVD releases and other consumer-oriented HD DVD information such as new HD DVD hardware and software. For those interested in developing with iHD or HD DVD authoring, you will want to see Microsoft’s HD DVD Authoring Site on the Windows Media for Professionals Homepage. var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Hardware and Software Vendors Rally Behind HD DVD at WinHEC 2006

Today at the Microsoft Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) 2006, Microsoft Corp. announced various PC manufacturers, independent hardware vendors (IHVs) and independent software vendors (ISVs) that are committed to supporting HD DVD in their respective products. Industry leaders showcased plans to ramp up support for HD DVD playback in PCs and on PC hardware and software in 2006 and early 2007. With a growing list of top movies available and favorable reviews of the latest HD DVD consumer electronics player already at retail, the community of hardware and software supporters for HD DVD continues to grow. Innovative PC original equipment … Continue reading Hardware and Software Vendors Rally Behind HD DVD at WinHEC 2006

Four New WMV HD Trailers

Adrenaline Rush Total Run Time 1:54 min 720p (127 MB) Fighter Pilot Run Time 2:25 min 720p (165 MB) Mystery of the Nile Run Time 1:26 min 720p (105 MB) Super Speedway Total Run Time 2:00 min 720p (135 MB) var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

What I’ve Been Up To Lately

Some of you might have noticed the slowness of my postings lately.  I’ve had a lot going on over the past few weeks.  First of all I graduated with honors from Texas State Technical.  It’s the first time that I graduated “with honors” from anything, so I’m pretty proud about that.  My girlfriend who I’m now 500 miles away played a large role in getting me to actually play attention and thus graduate with honors.  Now I just have to figure out how to live without here after spending nearly 6 months with her 24 hours a day. Last week … Continue reading What I’ve Been Up To Lately

The Green Button Continues To Grow

Just a few things new from The Green Button.  Anyone reading who would like to advertise on The Green Button and reach the largest community based around Windows Media Center, please see here to advertise on TGB. In addition, please welcome Bryan Socha (accident) to the moderation team.  Bryan is also a Media Center MVP and a blog located here.  Thanks for all the great work Bryan! var dc_UnitID = 14; var dc_PublisherID = 11967; var dc_AdLinkColor = ‘6699cc’; var dc_adprod=’ADL’;

Embedded Automation Releases New Media Center PC’s Optimized for Home Automation and HDTV

Embedded Automation Releases Two New Media Center PC’s Optimized for Home Automation and HDTV | mbedded Automation announced today that it has released two new Media Center PC’s as part of their mHome product line, mTheater HD and mTheater MC. Both mTheater models have been designed to fit nicely in the living room alongside other home theater components, manage all forms of digital media in the home, and are “home automation ready”. mTheater HD and mTheater MC come in the same, sleek, A/V style case to give the appearance of a conventional home theater component (e.g. DVD player, receiver). However, … Continue reading Embedded Automation Releases New Media Center PC’s Optimized for Home Automation and HDTV

The Media Center Show #58

The Media Center Show #58 | 18th May 2006 (47mins 08secs) MP3 – 16.2MB (Download Here) This week Ian Dixon talked with Kevin Hartin from Altech Computers in Australia about there new Blu-ray Media Center PC, the state of Media Center in Australia and the HD format war.

MTV Networks Unveils URGE on Windows Media Player 11 Platform

MTV Networks Unveils URGE Digital Music Service on Microsoft’s New Windows Media Player 11 Platform | MTV Networks, a division of Viacom International Inc., and Microsoft Corp. today unveiled the public beta of URGE and the new Windows Media Player 11 beta. URGE, MTV Networks’ new digital music service, is seamlessly integrated with the new Microsoft Windows Media Player 11, and builds upon MTV Networks’ renowned music heritage, offering rich, handcrafted programming, first-rate editorial and innovative music discovery features to create a truly immersive entertainment experience. URGE is the recommended digital music service in Windows Media Player 11 beta, which … Continue reading MTV Networks Unveils URGE on Windows Media Player 11 Platform

Windows Media Player 11 Beta Released

Windows Media Player 11 Beta | Windows Media Player 11 for Windows XP offers you unmatched choice and flexibility for your digital media. Easily manage your libraries of digital music, photos, and videos on your computer, and then sync with a variety of portable devices so you can enjoy it all wherever you want. PLEASE NOTE: If you use Windows Media Player to access a favorite online store, some are not available for this beta release. The following stores are available in the Windows Media Player 11 beta release: Audible, f.y.e., Live365, Movielink, MSN Music, Napster, Passalong, Puretracks, URGE, Wal-Mart … Continue reading Windows Media Player 11 Beta Released