Set-top media boxes are an area of hot competition right now, with dozens of companies competing to provide you the best the web has to offer at a relatively cheap price. These boxes have to deliver a lot on a slim budget: they have to be small, quiet, provide huge storage, hook into online content and deliver it all up on demand. Certainly not one to be left out of this game, Mvix has provided us with their current top-of-the-line HD Media Center box, the Ultio Pro 880-HD.
Full 1080p Media Decoding Technology
Mvix Ultio Pro brings about a new audiovisual experience farther than ever before. With an unprecedented Full-HD media compatibility, it supports popular 1080p HD video codecs, including H.264, MKV, Dixv HD, MPEG 2-TS, VC-1, WMV and more. Enjoy playback from over a dozen video formats and codecs on your HD LCD or Plasma via HDMI interface.
Flexibility, Scalability and Portability
For movies, TV shows, camcorder footage and more, the Mvix Ultio is capable of playing dozens of digital media files and formats including DivX® (3/4/5/6), Xvid, MPEG 1/2/4, WMV-9, ASF(WMV9), MKV, DVD(IFO, VOB), ISO, MP3, WMA, AAC, OGG, FLAC, AC3. The Media Center is completely Scalable – you decide what HDD-size suits you!
Built-In Torrent Client
Built-in Torrent Client, combined with NAS features provides an ideal setup for digital media acquisition, storage and sharing. The Embedded torrent client streamlines large media file sharing without keeping the PC running 24/7. Mvix Ultio Pro is capable of connecting to all the popular p2p networks, and users could search, download, archive and play all media files .
Personal Video Recording
Combined with spectacular picture quality of HD video and crystal clear sound clarity of digital audio, the Ultio Pro allows analog recording of your favorite TV shows from the Cable or Satellite, or family videos from your Camcorder or even archive old tapes and DVDs to digital media files. Ultio Pro even supports time-shift and scheduled recording.
Network Media Playback
Network media streaming from a shared, password-protected folder of a PC or NAS or a server over Ethernet (RJ45) connection or a wireless-N network (optional). Complete Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) support with embedded Samba Client. UPnP allows for seamless integration with services like PlayOn (stream video content from Netflix, Hulu, CBS, Youtube, CNN, ESPN and much more)
File Management via Remote Control
Manage your entire media collection from the comfort of your living room. The media center is equipped for enabling complete file management features directly from the remote control – no need of a PC for its operations. Provides features like formatting hard-drive, Copy, Delete, Rename of files and even physical transfer of files between USB storage, Network shares, PC and its internal HDD simply via the hand-held remote.