home media server

Why the Home Media Server Market Is Worth Billions?

  • Posted on: 21 March 2015
  • By: Anthony Matthews

You might never think of it but the global Home Media Server market will worth over US $200 billion, by 2020. This is due to the growth in digital media services, according to a report titled “Home Media Servers: A Global Strategic Business Report” by Global Industry Analysts.  The easy installation of networking devices, such as PCs, Laptops and Tablets and the power of mobile devices and their ability to provide wireless Internet access help by our willingness to share is fuelling the need for home media servers, said the report.

Home Media Servers Take Center Stage In The Home

  • Posted on: 20 June 2013
  • By: chw staff

The global market for Home Media Servers is growing and growing fast, in the next five years (2013-2018) it is estimated to worth approximately US$141.3 Billion. This is according to a report done by GIA titled “Home Media Servers: A Global Strategic Business Report”.  They have found that we are spending more to entertain ourselves at home and the growth in digital content is forcing us to centralise content storage and management.

LaCie Introduces First USB 3.0 and Wireless Storage Solutions

  • Posted on: 23 September 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

lacieFor those of us who haven’t got a home LAN moving from room to room to transfer data can be a bit annoying.   This is why LaCie has released a new Wi-Fi network attached storage solution the LaCie Wireless Space. Now you can connect to the LaCie Wireless Space from anywhere in your home to store or retrieve your file from a Mac or PC.  It is already available in Europe and is due in the US next month – October.

Connect Your Entire Home With Netgear’s AV Series

  • Posted on: 6 September 2010
  • By: chw staff

You have no reason not connect the appliances in your home, because Netgear has launched a series of devices that will allow you to connect almost any device in your home. The series promises to connect all your internet ready entertainment systems in your home.  At the center of the Netgear AV Series are the NeoTV350 and NeoTV550 HD Media Players, which offers the ultimate in HD connectivity and entertainment.

HDI Dune Launches HD Smart Component Media Players

  • Posted on: 20 August 2010
  • By: chw staff

HDI DuneRemember the Niam UnitiSystem, well except for the wireless multiroom functionality HDI Dune has launched a similar range of media center components that offers a modular approach to building your home entertainment center. Called the Dune HD Smart, the new line offers users the option to buy one of the three starter modules (Smart B1, Smart H1 and Smart D1), which are media players and act as the base unit. The starter modules are slightly different, you have media player with or without hard drive or built in display.

HDI Dune Launches Dune HD Max All In One Media Player

  • Posted on: 20 August 2010
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

Meet the new Dune HD Max from HDI Dune the promises to be the next big system form HDI Dune, a universal all in one media player that plays video up to full HD 1080p, Blu-ray player and almost everything else. The Dune Max along with the Dune HD Smart series are the latest in HDI Dune range of media players. They are the latest in media player design and functionality for the home entertainment enthusiast.

UnitiSystem, Niam's First UPnP Multiroom Home Entertainment Systems

  • Posted on: 1 July 2010
  • By: chw staff

niam logoStep into a world where your home entertainment system not only sound good but look good as well. With a beautiful black toned and sleek design the new UnitiSystem range of music players and server is where multi-room home entertainment systems are at.  The group of home entertainment systems doesn’t come with a lot of buttons and knobs to push and turn just enough for you to get the best quality sound for your listening pleasure.

Introducing Crestron ADMS Media Server

  • Posted on: 3 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

Crestron has announced the release of the ADMS Intermedia Delivery System, a new and advance digital media server.  It features some of the latest in multiroom home entertainment delivery. The ADMS is a next generation home media server with the capability to search and serve content from almost anywhere on the web. With the ADMS Media Server there are no boundaries between movies, TV, music and the internet; if the ADMS is connected to the source of the media then it will serve it.

PacketVideo Home Media Server TwonkyMedia Manager v1.2 Now Available for Download

  • Posted on: 15 August 2009
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

packetvideoPacketVideo (PV) announced Last Wednesday that a new version of its award-winning home media server software, TwonkyMedia™ manager v1.2, is now available for download (twonkymedia.com).  Packetvideo said, the latest version incorporates new features and functionality that provide users with more ways than ever to enjoy and share media throughout the connected home. TwonkyMedia manager v1.2 is available for $39.95 and includes installation for up to three different PCs. A 30-day free trial is available to new users and a low-cost upgrade is available for all current TwonkyMedia server owners.