The PicoHD5.1 is a Tiny and Effective Media Player

Posted Thu Apr 21, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

If you want a video file played on your TV, the PicoHD5.1 can do it.

Devices like Roku and WD players, Google TV and the Boxee Box are great when it comes to doing a little bit of everything, but if you don't need access to streaming services and other online content they can be too much.

The PicoHD5.1 goes the other direction. It takes a minimalistic approach to getting content from your computer to your TV. It can handle a good range of video files, three different subtitle types and the range of popular audio files.

The device itself looks like a memory card reader and can handle SD cards, USB storage devices and more. It's not available in the US currently, but European customers can pick it up for around $80.

Source: Wired

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