At CES 2010 in Las Vegas, D-Link introduced Boxee Box, a digital media extender which runs Boxee a popular PC, Mac, and Linux media center program that lets users watch popular TV shows and movies.
This week, D-Link said the device will begin shipping on November 10th and should in stores by November 17th.
Boxee supports a wide range of multimedia formats and includes features such as playlists, audio visualizations, slideshows, weather forecasts reporting, and an expanding array of third-party plugins. As a media center, Boxee can play most non-DRM audio and video file formats, as well as display images from many sources, including CD/DVD-ROM drives, USB flash drives, the Internet, and local area network shares.
Connectivity options include: HDMI, Optical Audio, RCA Stereo Audio, WiFi (802.11n), Ethernet, 2 USB Ports, SD Cart Slot.
The suggested retail pricing for Boxee in the US and Canada will be $229. Retailers may sell for less.
Discuss the Boxee Box in Digital Home's HTPC and Media Extender forum .