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post #61 of 64 Old 02-06-2004, 06:53 PM
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My suggestion is to look at the AudioTron and how it works, borrow the basic ideas and apply them to video. Also, I’d rather have something that looked more like a standard component. Add an internal web server and I can replace (maybe) my AudioTron.

Oh, If you could make a 2 zone version that would be cool as well….
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post #62 of 64 Old 02-06-2004, 07:17 PM
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The Joyport is nothing but a small form-factor PC motherboard (VIA EPIA, actually) in a weird-looking box, running some home-grown Linux "thin media client" software. There is no unique value whatsoever in this hardware - any one of us could build the same box for far less than you're charging. Your entire value proposition therefore lies in the quality & completeness of your software.

Unfortunately - even with great software ( a big IF ), I think you're too far behind the curve on hardware. The EPIA motherboards are woefully underpowered. Assuming Roku ever gets their software complete, I think their HD1000 hardware would wipe the floor with your Joyport for less money.
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did joyport die? their domainame is for sale.

rather be lucky than good.
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isn't the joyport in the same category as the Dlink Medialounge?

http://www.dlink.com/images/products...M-320_view.jpg

http://www.dlink.com/images/products..._interface.jpg

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