CES: Icron’s ExtremeLink Streams Computer Content to TV

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LAS VEGAS – During this week’s Consumer Electronics Show, Icron Technologies is showing off its latest design platform, ExtremeLink, which connects to a Mac or PC via USB and delivers all of that computer’s functionality, from email and web surfing to playing games, to a TV over an 802.11n wireless connection. Icron said the device is plug-and-play and also works with Linux.

ExtremeLink is two units: one connects to a computer’s video and USB outputs and the other hooks into a TV’s video and audio inputs. It also acts as a remote USB hub for keyboards, mice, and other USB devices.

Icron said that the reference design for ExtremeLink is now available, allowing OEMs to build their own products around it.

 

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1 Comments

Dean Lewis

Darn. Not even their press release has info on price and availability yet. This could be what I’m looking for. Most computer-to-TV streaming setups I’ve found limit content format (like WMV only or something) or are partnered with sites and are limited to those. I just want to stream from computer to TV, even if I have to zoom the screen. Did anyone see this in action at CES? Are there equivalent products?

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