LaCie has announced their new product, the LaCie Silverscreen. The silverscreen is a portable hard drive that plugs into your TV allowing you to play all your media files.
Movies, pictures and MP3’s can be transfered to the device through its USB 2.0 interface.
The device has standard composite and S-Video out ports on the back. In addition the device supports compressed Dolby Digital 5.1 and DTS pass through via its SPDIF jack. Oh, lets not forget the HDTV compatibility, scalable up to 1920 x 1080i or 1280 x 720p.
The devices are available now from the LaCie’s website. The 40GB model goes for $249.00 and the 8GB for $329.00.
The LaCie Silverscreen supports the following formats:
Video: MPEG-1, MPEG-2 (AVI, VOB, ISO) and MPEG 4 (AVI, DivX®, XviD);
Audio: MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC, and AC3;
Photo: JPEG (up to 8 mega pixel)