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ECS Makes The Smart Home Smarter - "Our Room PC (ORPC)"

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Steve Dougherty | Mar 13, 2006 at 08:20 pm CST (1 min, 8 secs reading time)

Also unveiled at ceBIT from ECS is a new media server system aimed at digital home entertainment, it's dubbed the "Our Room PC" (or ORPC for short).

The Our Room PC (ORPC) combines the power of a PC, DVD player, DVD recorder, personal video recorder, digital photo frame, high-end stereo, game console and more, into a single consumer electronics appliance. This simply smart server is a powerful home entertainment centre that puts its owner in total control of music, photos, television, games, the Internet and much more, delivering total digital enjoyment to every room in the house.

Full details reside in the official announcement.

Powered by an Intel Pentium 4 processor with Hyper-Threading technology, the media server speeds through CPU-intensive operations in record time, delivering high speed and great performance. The SATA hard drive increases bus speed from 100 to 150 MB per second for swift access and movement of multi-media files. The server also comes with a choice of high speed 802.11 B/G or A/B/G wireless LANs.

The Our Room PC is a beautifully styled consumer electronics device that operates at a low noise level that doesn't interfere with the peaceful ambience of a room. A compact and attractive, yet unobtrusive design encases the hi tech interior and complements any room in the modern smart home. A fully-featured remote control enhances the Microsoft Media Center Edition Experience.

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