Boxee Box

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Boxee Box
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Boxee Box and remote
Developer Boxee
Manufacturer D-Link
Type set top box
Release date November 10, 2010 (2010-11-10)
Introductory price US$ 199
Discontinued October 16, 2012 (2012-10-16)
Operating system Linux
CPU Intel CE4100 SoC
Memory 1 GB RAM
Storage 1 GB NAND flash memory
Display 1080p
Graphics PowerVR SGX535
Sound Dolby Digital 5.1, DTS
Controller input D-Link Boxee Box Remote DSM-22
Connectivity
Online services Boxee
Website www.dlink.com/us/en/home-solutions/entertain/media-players/dsm-380-boxee-box

Boxee Box by D-Link (officially "D-Link Boxee Box DSM-380") is a Linux-based set-top device and media extender that first began shipping in 33 countries worldwide on 10 November 2010.[1][2] Designed to easily bring Internet television and other video to the television via Boxee's software, it comes pre-installed with Boxee media center software. The hardware is based on the Intel CE4110 system-on-a-chip platform (that has a 1.2 GHz Intel Atom CPU with a PowerVR SGX535 integrated graphics processor), 1 GB of RAM, and 1 GB of NAND Flash Memory.[3][4][5][6][7][8][9] The DM-380 features an HDMI port (version 1.3), optical digital audio (S/PDIF) out, an RCA connector for analog stereo audio, two USB ports, an SD card slot, wired 100 Mbit/s (100BASE-T) ethernet, and built-in 2.4 GHz 802.11n WiFi. The Live TV dongle, which started shipping in February 2012, enables users to watch digital OTA or Clear QAM cable television channels with EPG.

The Boxee Box also ships with a small two-sided RF remote control with four-way D-pad navigation and a full QWERTY keypad as standard. This remote is also being sold separately with a USB receiver as "D-Link Boxee Box Remote DSM-22" that can be used with Boxee installed on a computer (so that one can use this remote without owning D-Link's Boxee Box).[10][11][12][13] The look of both the case and remote prototypes for the Boxee Box was designed by San Francisco-based Astro Studios, the designer of the Xbox 360 and Microsoft Zune.[14][15]

As of 16th October 2012, the Boxee team have announced that they intend to discontinue distribution, and will not be releasing any additional major updates.[16]

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