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ReplayTV founder to market HD digital media player


The Roku HD1000 connects to a computer via built-in 10/100 Ethernet or wirelessly with a Wi-Fi adapter, and includes component, VGA, S-video and composite video out, for use with standard as well as high-definition TVs.

Anthony Wood, one of the founders of personal video recorder maker ReplayTV, has launched Roku, a consumer electronics company that is now marketing a high-definition media player for still photos, art and music.

Roku’s initial product, the Roku HD1000, connects to any HDTV and provides a high-resolution canvas for digital media such as photos, art, music and other media applications. The company also introduced a new concept called LiveArt, which brings motion to still art.

The Roku HD1000 takes media from CompactFlash, SD/MMC, Memory Stick, SmartMedia and XD memory cards. It connects to a computer via built-in 10/100 Ethernet or wirelessly with a Wi-Fi adapter, and includes component, VGA, S-video and composite video out, for use with standard as well as high-definition TVs. Other connectors include component in, S-video in, composite in, RS-232, audio in and out, and digital audio out.

For more information visit: www.rokulabs.com.

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