Western Digital Debuts WD TV
The device, made by Western Digital, is meant to be used between a USB portable hard drive and either component video or HDMI-equipped HDTVs. Western Digital includes a remote with the package and a free copy of ArcSoft MediaConverter 2.5, which will allow users to convert video, music, and photos into formats that are optimized for use on the player. The company also specifies that no networking is required when using the device between a portable hard drive and a connected television. The box retails for $129 and plays various photo, video, and audio formats including 1080p HD video, MP3, multiple MPEG formats, OGG-Vorbis, MKV with subtitle support, TIFF, JPEG, and many others.