Thursday, November 12, 2009

Boxee Getting its own Set Top Box

Boxee Logo

Looks like the popular HTPC software Boxee has found another way to spend some of that private equity money they’ve been getting.  After talking about the concept for a while, Boxee announced this morning that they have signed their first (will there be more?) partnership with a consumer electric company to put Boxee into a CE device.  They aren’t saying much more then that, but they plan to show mockups of the box and share more details at their Boxee Beta unveiling event in NY on December 7th.

Boxee Box Prototype

My question is this:  Will there ever be a PVR functionality built into Boxee?  Without that, it will continue to be relegated to the hobby side of this niche market.

Read more at the Boxee Blog