Skip to main content

Media Center PCs Stream to Xbox 360

Microsoft on Friday introduced a software update for its Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, which will allow users to stream digital music, videos, photos, and standard and high-definition TV and movies from their Media Center PCs to any television hooked up to an Xbox 360 game console.

Built-in Media Center Extender technology on the Xbox 360 will enable streaming of content from more than 75 providers, including new additions like MTV Overdrive, VH1, Comedy Central, AOL Radio with XM, Akimbo Systems and Game xStream. Microsoft said more than 4 million PCs are now running its Media Center software, adding that 46 percent of PC sold in September shipped with Media Center, according to data from Current Analysis.

Popular posts from this blog

The Marketer's Guide to GenAI Transformation

Enterprise marketing faces a critical turning point in 2024, mirroring the shift from traditional outsourced media buying to digital marketing practitioners. A rapidly changing landscape of technological advancements demands a similar leap forward. Just as digital disrupted legacy media strategies, these trends render current enterprise marketing methods inadequate. Embracing a data-driven, agile, and purpose-driven approach isn't a suggestion, it's the imperative for survival and success in today's dynamic market. Applying generative artificial intelligence ( GenAI ) to a range of enterprise marketing tasks will result in a significant productivity increase by 2029, according to the latest worldwide market study by International Data Corporation (IDC). Marketing GenAI Apps Market Development "In the next five years, GenAI will advance to the point where it will handle more than 40% of the work of specific marketing roles," said Gerry Murray, research director at