The Media Center Show No.172 – CEDIA

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Last week was the CEDIA show, a show for high end custom installers with likes of Niveus and Life|Ware showing off 10 extender based systems. This week I have Kevin Collins, director of the Custom Installer Channel in the Connected TV Business, Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft talking about Microsoft’s announcements at CEDIA including the winner of the Ultimate Installer competition and details on the 10 Extender update. My second guest is Intel’s Greg Schlechter a director of the newly announced Media Center Integrators Alliance, he will be explaining what the alliance is about and what it can mean for enthusiasts. I also have a news round up and your email

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Show Times:

00:50 Coming up this week
02:10 Email: TV Pack and will V2 Extenders work with Windows 7
04:00 Save DVR-MS Toolbox
05:20 Intelliremote released on the Apple Appstore
06:00 Niveus launch a storage server based on Windows Home Server
07:00 Niveus support ten Extenders and eight CableCARDs on one server
07:05 Niveus Movie Library 1.5
08:08 Windows Home Server Advanced Edition?
09:22 Zune Takes Music Discovery to the Next Level With New Ways to Find and Access Digital Music
09:37 Gyration Air Music Remote with Motionsense
10:35 Ed Bott: Here’s why CableCARD isn’t mainstream yet
11:44 Kevin Collins from Microsoft – Microsoft Showcases Windows Media Center Momentum at CEDIA EXPO 2008
13:00 Why the focus on Custom Installers
14:58 What were Microsoft talking about
16:39 8 tuners and 10 Extender update
21:00 TV Feature Pack
22:30 cyberManor Wins Microsoft Media Center Install Contest
31:20 Greg Schlechter Media Center Integrator Alliance launched at CEDIA
42:03 What is in it for the enthusiasts?
43:17 See you next week

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Ian Dixon

Founder of The Digital and host of The Digital Lifestyle Show. Started podcasting in 2005, Windows Entertainment and Connected Home MVP. Lover of gadgets from the Raspberry Pi to the iPad, Android to Windows 8. Also a massive motor racing fan