Powerful Sigma Designs 8655 chipset
Eminent has developed an affordable HD network media player, EM7075 hdMEDIA STREAM, that is easy to connect to any television and plays many different codecs. The Eminent hdMEDIA STREAM is equipped with the newest Sigma Designs processor SMP8655. This powerful chip ensures crisp and fluid display of movies and photos on a full HD television. Furthermore, the hdMEDIA STREAM supports Dolby Digital and DTS sound. Thanks to the Sigma Designs 8655 processor, the hdMEDIA STREAM is capable of displaying high-definition formats like DivX, WMV9 HD, MP4, MKV (H.264) and VC-1 at full HD 1920x1080 resolutions. This is the first time an HD network media player with the Sigma Designs processor SMP8655 is offered for 139.95 euro.
Supports an external USB drive up to 1.5 Terabyte
As soon as the piano black hdMEDIA STREAM is connected to the television, for example via HDMI, it is ready to play. Watch movies from a USB stick or external hard drive. The hdMEDIA STREAM supports external USB drives with a storage capacity up to 1.5 Terabyte. It is also possible to connect digital cameras, camcorders and portable media players to the hdMEDIA STREAM. All files appear on screen right away – use the remote control to select a file and play.
Access multimedia files via the home network
The hdMEDIA STREAM is a network media player. It plays movies from any notebook or PC that is connected to the home network. Also the files on a network-attached storage (NAS) device are accessible to the hdMEDIA STREAM. The hdMEDIA STREAM offers full DLNA, UPnP and SAMBA support.
User interface by Project Mayhem designer
Eminent contacted a popular and talented designer to create a user-friendly and graphically attractive user interface for the hdMEDIA STREAM. The designer, Chokemaniac, is well-known for the Project Mayhem skins he designed for XBMC media center software for Linux Mac OS X, Windows and XBox. The hdMEDIA STREAM user interface clearly shows which movies, photos and music files are available on the USB stick or on the network. A preview of the user interface is available on YouTube (YouTube.com/EminentEurope).
Technical specifications Eminent EM7075 hdMEDIA STREAM
Advanced Sigma Designs 8655 next-generation digital media processor • Video: XviD (SD/HD), MPEG-1, MPEG-1/2(MP[.]HL), MPEG-4.2 (ASP[.]L5, 720P, 1Pt. GMC) WMV9 (MP[.]HL), H.264 (BP[.]L3, MP[.]L4.0, HP[.]L4.0 & L4.1), VC-1 (MP[.]HL, AP[.]L3), MKV, AVI, VOB, ISO, IFO, DVR-MS, ASF (WMV), MOV (MP4 codec) • Audio: WMA, WMA Pro, AAC (MPEG 4), AC3 (Dolby), MP1, MP2, MP3, WAV, PCM, LPCM, FLAC. Playlists: PLS, WPL, M3U • Images: GIF (without animation), BMP (no CMYK), JPEG, TIF/TIFF (only single page file), PNG • Subtitles: SRT, SUB (VobSub, Subviewer), SMI, SSA, ASS, DivX Subtitle, MKV (VobSub, SRT) subtitle • Video Output: HDMI 1.3, Composite Video • Audio: Optical and stereo (Dolby Digital and DTS supported by TOSLINK digital output) • Storage options: External USB Mass storage (EXT2/EXT3/NTFS/FAT/FAT32) • LAN port: 100Mbps • USB ports: 1x USB 2.0 host port.
Eminent EM7075 hdMEDIA STREAM has a recommended retail price of 139.95 euro. Visit Eminent-online.com for more information.