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The Neuros LINK - The Most Powerful Way to Connect the Internet to your TV

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The Neuros LINK is an open device that connects your TV to the Internet.

Powerful, quiet and small enough to fit in your entertainment center, it enables you to play all your local content and access TV shows, movies and clips available on the web with no fee or subscription.

Read on to see what makes the Neuros LINK different from other media players.

How is it different?

Existing options limit you...

Embedded devices

Embedded devices (Apple.TV, Roku, VuNow, Verismo, ZeeVee, XBOX 360, Vudu, DMAs, Connected TVs
Problems:
  • Fee and/or subscription-based services
  • Limited content selection and video format support
  • Limited interconnectivity

Home Theater PCs (HTPCs)

Home Theater PCs (HTPCs)
Problems:
  • Expensive
  • Not designed for the living room: noisy and bulky
  • No integrated keyboard/mouse, like the Neuros Keymote

...The Neuros LINK doesn't.

Watch Internet TV

The Neuros LINK can play virtually all web content, directly on your TV:

Watch your favorite TV shows... when you want and for free!

24
30 Rock
The A-Team
Arrested Development
Babylon 5
Burn Notice
Chuck
The Colbert Report
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart
Family Guy
Friday Night Lights
Fringe
House
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
King of the Hill
My Name is Earl
NOVA
The O.C.
Prison Break
Rescue Me
Saturday Night Live
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles

And many more: see a longer list on Neuros.TV

Rent movies...

Choose among over 40,000 titles from Amazon Video On Demand for instant streaming.

Watch live TV...

from all the major news sites e.g.:
CNN
MSNBC
Fox News
BBC News[TBC])
France 24
And many more.
 
Enjoy thousands of Live TV channels, e.g.:
ustream.tv
justin.tv
wwitv.com
And many more.

Watch Youtube videos and search billions of clips...

YouTube
MetaCafe
And many more.

All this content is easily accessible using Neuros.TV, the free service seamlessly integrated with the Neuros LINK. Neuros TV will also enable you to search, organize, share and recommend Internet TV content from the comfort of your couch.

Since it works in Mozilla Firefox, so you can try it today on your PC.

Play All Local and Downloaded Content

The Neuros LINK boasts an impressive array of multimedia playback capabilities:

  • HD video
    • Open-source video players (MPlayer, VLC, Totem).
    • Support an extensive list of video formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, .vob, .mp4, .avi, .asf, .wmv, .mkv,...
    • Play up to 1080p H264 content.
  • HD audio
    • Open-Source audio player Rhythmbox.
    • Support an extensive list of audio formats: .mp3, .aac, .ac3, Flac, Ogg, wav, ...
  • Multiple Inputs and Outputs
    • HDMI output (max resolution 1920x1200, 1080p), DVI, VGA.
    • High-definition 6-channel Audio output.
    • Optical S/PDIF audio output [not yet enabled through software].
    • 6 high-speed 2.0 USB port.
    • Gigabit Ethernet and Wifi network connectivity to allow video streaming.
    • See our Specifications page for more information.
  • Note: DRM-protected content, such as most videos on the iTunes Store, will not [yet] play on the LINK.
  • Hassle-free setup

    Setting up the LINK is easy.

    1. Plug in the HDMI connector from your LINK to an open port on your TV
    2. Plug in the keyboard's USB receiver
    3. (Optional) Plug in the wired network cable, if used
    4. Plug in the LINK's operating system (also stored on a USB key)
    5. Change your TV to the correct HDMI input
    6. Turn on the LINK!
    For wireless setup, follow these instructions.

    Maintaining the LINK is easy.

    The LINK runs on a USB flash drive. If ever you run into problems, simply download the latest image and reflash it on a PC. Full instructions are here.

    Hundreds of 3rd-Party Applications

    Hundreds of free 3rd parties applications are available for the Neuros LINK. You can easily customize your unit by installing Skype, Games, Google Earth... see applications available and instructions here.

    Specifications

    The Neuros LINK is a near silent disc-less PC designed to be connected to your TV that comes with a wireless "Keymote"to control the unit from the comfort on your couch. Like a PC, it is customizable and expandable:

    • Dual Core 2.5Ghz CPU
    • 1GB DDR SDRAM memory (expandable up to 8GB)
    • Up to 1080p H.264 video playback
    • Support an extensive list of video and audio formats: MPEG2, MPEG4, .vob, .mp4, .avi, .asf, .wmv, .mkv, .mp3, .aac, .ac3, Flac, Ogg, ...
    • HDMI (max resolution 1920x1200, 1080p), DVI, VGA outputs
    • High-definition 6-channel Audio output
    • Gigabit Ethernet
    • 802.11n WiFi, up to 300Mbps
    • Software:
      • Linux Ubuntu 64 bit 10.04 (lucid lynx) operating system
      • Seamless integration with the free Neuros.TV= service
      • Boxee as an internet and local media player
      • Open-source video players (MPlayer, VLC, Totem). A comprehensive list of formats, containers and media can be found on the above websites.
      • Transmission BitTorrent client pre-installed with Ubuntu
    • 6 USB 2.0 High-speed Ports
    • Accessories included:
      • Controller: 2.4 GHz wireless keyboard trackball controller
      • Stand
    • Housing: 300mm x 90mm x 326mm (11.8" x 3.5" x 12.8")
    • Noise: under 27dB (20 dB for Phantom LINK)


    Check out the Neuros LINK Technical Specification for more detailed information on the hardware, software, and setup.

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    Press & Reviews

    Device Guru: "...the Neuros Link strikes me as an irresistible gadget...What self-respecting geek wouldn’t want to snag one of these? ;-)" First impressions of the Neuros Link

    Linux Planet: "This is MORE than just a set-top pc, it’s the convergence of tv, computer and internet...Go and BUY ONE NOW! You’ll regret it if you don’t."Neuros Link

    Ars Technica: "...I think that the LINK is a great product for Linux fans who want a compact HTPC system that they can hack and extend..." Hands on: Neuros LINK, an Ubuntu-based media extender