AMD today announced availability of the AMD LIVE! Home Cinema, a home entertainment system with built-in audio amplification that leverages the performance of a PC.
The AMD LIVE! Home Cinema helps simplify digital entertainment consolidates audio visual (AV) devices, digital media files and Internet access into an all-in-one "living room" solution with just one remote control.
Consumers can access, share and watch high-definition movies, photos, 5.1 surround sound audio and PC content from one device with the first AMD LIVE! Home Cinema system from Alienware, the Hangar18 HD Entertainment Center.
The Alienware Hangar18 HD Entertainment Center is based on the AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor and incorporates a high-definition DVR, up to four TV tuners, a 5.1 surround sound stereo receiver with built-in 200W per channel D2Audio amplifier, a DVD/CD player/burner, HDMI output and up to 2 terrabytes of hard drive storage.
The system also incorporates a low-noise cooling solution from Noise Limit, an integrated D2Audio amplification solution and an ASUS motherboard in a DVD-like form factor designed by Alienware.
The Alienware Hangar18 HD Entertainment Center is now available direct from Alienware in North America.
More AMD LIVE! Home Cinema systems are expected to be available in 2007 from various CE and PC manufacturers.