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.
Transmeta showcases fanless technology for Media Center
Posted on 26-Apr-2005 00:03 | Filed under: News


Transmeta showcases fanless technology for Media Center
Transmeta Corporation is showing its new fanless Media Center sample design to the public attending the Microsoft WinHEC 2005 in Seattle (25-27 April). The design, which showcases Transmeta's technology and engineering services with a fully functional reference system, allows manufacturers and Transmeta to create and customize quiet Media Centers for the living room entertainment experience.

The design allows computer system manufacturers to develop a low power Media Center design without the need for noisy cooling fans or expensive sound isolation, providing consumers with a quieter and cost effective entertainment experience. The platform is completely compatible with Microsoft Media Center Edition 2005, and features a high performance graphics controller from ATI Technologies Inc, compatible with Microsoft DX9.

The board is a compact 6-layer Mini-ITX form factor motherboard, measuring 170mm x 170mm, including the microprocessor, on-board video/graphics, consumer electronics video and audio interfaces, Ethernet, USB 2.0, FireWire and IDE interfaces.

The Efficeon microprocessor supports Transmeta's AntiVirusNX Technology, and works in conjunction with Microsoft's Windows XP Service Pack 2 to offer enhanced security and safer computing by detecting and disabling common forms of computer viruses and worms. Transmeta says this capability is particularly important for media center PC's, where users expect the reliability of traditional consumer electronics, on a computing platform.







Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

2019 Novel Coronavirus Covid-19 Discussion
Created by Batman, last reply by Handle9 on 14-Jul-2020 23:51 (12069 replies)
Pages... 803 804 805


Huawei WiFi Mesh Vlan settings
Created by Quinny, last reply by mdf on 13-Jul-2020 21:29 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Tiwai Point is Closing
Created by tdgeek, last reply by Sidestep on 14-Jul-2020 17:09 (128 replies)
Pages... 7 8 9


Turning the page...
Created by NickMack, last reply by Tracer on 13-Jul-2020 19:29 (20 replies)
Pages... 2


Cannot port number to VF prepay
Created by hhan, last reply by quickymart on 14-Jul-2020 23:41 (15 replies)

Change in behaviour of Speedtest.net download testing.
Created by Talkiet, last reply by Jase2985 on 13-Jul-2020 19:31 (15 replies)

Garden Irrigation Tubing
Created by Paul1977, last reply by Paul1977 on 13-Jul-2020 15:05 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Assistance with translation of Kiwi euphemism
Created by Geektastic, last reply by xpd on 14-Jul-2020 21:53 (12 replies)