CES 2009: Cisco announces Internet-connected Media Hub: get your music and video organised


Cisco has announced its new Media Hub (well, the Linksys by Cisco Media Hub, but that’s a bit of a “my company owns your brand” mouthful) which allows users to consolidate their home multimedia libraries and access them from their network or over the Internet.

The Hub comes preloaded with a general media server as well as an iTunes server, and automatically searches the network for other media devices, presenting music, pictures and video within a simple web browser…

CeBIT 2007: Linksys on how its new KiSS 1600 media adapter fits into its Connected Home vision

aakintok7.JPGA few years ago, I was lucky enough to spend a week in Japan interviewing the likes of Sony and Panasonic about their visions of the connected homes of the future, where all your content (TV, music, internet data etc) would come into your house through a fat broadband pipe, into a media gateway device, which would then distribute it around the house.