Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.
Toshiba introduces multimedia USB HUB
Posted on 1-Dec-2004 07:48 | Tags Filed under: News


Toshiba introduces multimedia USB HUB
Toshiba's Digital Products Division has introduced the Multimedia Center Audio/USB Hub that allows consumers to connect their notebook computers to their home entertainment systems.

The Multimedia Center Audio/USB Hub enables users of any notebook computer running Microsoft Windows XP Home, Microsoft Windows XP Pro, and the recently released Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 to play music, movies or games in 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround Sound from home entertainment systems or external PC speakers.

Gamers can also use the new Multimedia Center Audio/USB Hub to play games in full EAX Advanced HD Surround Sound.

The HUB comes with a connection to allow users to plug a SPDIF coaxial audio cable and listen to MP3 play lists on home stereo speakers. The device also provides an integrated Ethernet port to allow users to connect to a LAN or to the Internet.

"The notebook computer is being transformed from primarily a productivity tool into a personal entertainment hub where users can manage and enjoy multimedia content," said Taro Hiyama, vice president of marketing, Toshiba Digital Products Division. "The Multimedia Center Audio/USB Hub offers consumers a simple and inexpensive way to enhance their multimedia experience on their notebook computers."






comments powered by Disqus


Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Geekzone Pizza Event - Kiev, Ukraine
Created by scottjpalmer, last reply by MikeB4 on 29-Jun-2017 10:40 (27 replies)
Pages... 2


The America's cup is New Zealand's Cup!
Created by dickytim, last reply by ockel on 29-Jun-2017 08:17 (62 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


The President Of The USA: Donald Trump
Created by Coil, last reply by frankv on 29-Jun-2017 10:27 (4565 replies)
Pages... 303 304 305


Time for nuclear power in NZ?
Created by Jonski, last reply by Geektastic on 27-Jun-2017 10:39 (109 replies)
Pages... 6 7 8


WTB iPhone 5c/5s for cheap
Created by Boeingflyer, last reply by hyperman on 27-Jun-2017 20:13 (17 replies)
Pages... 2


Keeping birds off the TV antenna
Created by quebec, last reply by tdgeek on 28-Jun-2017 18:27 (14 replies)

Fake Philips Xenon and refusal to refund?
Created by binarybrother, last reply by Coil on 29-Jun-2017 10:15 (38 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Which mods have got fibre?
Created by DarthKermit, last reply by DarthKermit on 26-Jun-2017 16:08 (22 replies)
Pages... 2