New TV Tuner Cards with MPEG2 Encoding and Tightly Integrated Software Solutions Complete NVIDIA Suite of Windows XP Media Center Edition-Ready Products
NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in visual processing solutions, today announced the availability of key new products designed for PCs running Microsoft® Windows® XP Media Center Edition. The Company has added TV tuner cards with built-in MPEG2 encoding to enable higher-quality TV playback, as well as a feature-rich software suite with DVD decoder drivers for Windows XP Media Center Edition. With these new products, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and PC system builders now have access to the most compatible, reliable and complete suite of products for unleashing a new generation of desktop and notebook Media Center PCs.
"NVIDIA is taking a comprehensive approach to its Windows XP Media Center Edition solutions," said Kevin Eagan, general manager of the Windows eHome Division at Microsoft Corp. "By focusing on key components such as form factors, reducing system noise and expanding end-user control, NVIDIA is developing solid hardware solutions for Media Center that will enhance the consumer experience."
News source: NVIDIA Press Release