The Boxee Box Trouble

So .. and finally we see the issue of Boxee Box with a possible ‘violation’ of the GPLv3 ..

Where Boxee with D-Link are also using Intel CE chipset, I was involved in a project called YuiXX also having similar chipset. During the project I emphasized a number of times to the developers that ‘closed source’ can happen but the GPL rules must be taken into account (especially when using GPLv3). I hope they listened but as the product had huge delays due to various reasons I

Yuixx – CE 3100 – Streaming HD media Player / IPTV solution

2L International & Metrological announced today in a press release the first ready-to-market streaming HD media Player / IPTV solution based on Intel(r) Media processor CE 3100 (Metrological press release including images can be found here)


Involved in the project I can of course tell and show a little more than what the press release is announcing. In short: The device is focussing on HD content, streaming media and much more! I’m impressed about the quality of the Intel CE 3100 (aka Canmore SoC) which is totally different from all the solutions I have seen before and worked with. Yes it does 1080p at 1920*1080, it has HDMI 1.3a, Composite, Component, Stereo, S/PDIFF optical, USB at the back and USB at the front, SD/MMC cardreader and optional: smartcard reader & all kinds of Digital Tuner cards.

Last year Intel & Yahoo announced the availability of Widgets and they can be embedded as well. What to think about Twitter on your TV or Flickr or many other Widgets?

At birth the guys of Conceptronic gave the