It looks like progress in the NMT field is slowing down as all new releases are postponed to later dates. No one is answering why it is and the usual comments of "tuning" applies. Whether this means hardware issues that need to be rsolved (tuned) ir is merely a case of firmware enhancements on the HDMI 1.3 (HD Audio for instance) is unknown. There are small hints given that we will be surprised in few future updates but also those we consider general statements.
There is this weird situation if I come to think off everything togethers where iSTAR NMT has issues lately with half the MKV files thrown at it using the latest firmware and issues with the HDMI 1.3 version. Since also the A-110 and iSTAR's next release, the H10 will use HDMI 1.3, we might almost conclude Syabas has issues with the development of the firmware to steer the HDMI 1.3 properly... That idea however conflicts with the fact eGreat seems to have no scrupules or issues to launch a HDMI 1.3 player early August (EG-M32)... which also an NMT.
All we can do is wait for information coming from the other side to learn about new developments and release dates, of a fix for the issues with the iSTAR at this moment in the latest firmware released. Fact is, somehow it feels as everything but firmware updates has halted at this stage from our side...
Charon can't tell us much (he can't as he's hired by Syabas now) but equally hinted big changes... ( Not necessarily means big for us :-) )
We are pending information and as soon as we do, you will know too...
A news story about the clash between TViX and NMT is coming up later today... We thought it might be good to offer an update between the two and how we feel both are doing at this time...
(PS: If I envie to write whole day as it is a long story in the form of our "2 cents article" which can be read here: http://www.mpcclub.com/modules.php?n...rticle&sid=594