XBMC – Cheapest Home Entertainment System of the Digital Age
Dublin, Edinburgh, Lisbon, London
Webex - Online
Time & Date: January 9, 2014, 10:30 AM IST (India Standard Time)
The XBMC Media Centre is an open source cross-platform media player software and entertainment system application framework for Linux, Mac, and Windows. XBMC is capable of playing back and streaming all popular video, audio, and picture formats out-of-the-box. XBMC is a comprehensive piece of software in its own right, but what really gives it power is the ability to extend the features beyond the normal applications through 3rd party Add-ons. It has over 450 Add-ons currently in the official repository that include features such as television program guides, YouTube, Facebook, Netflix, Gmail, online movie trailer support, and Pandora Radio and podcast streaming etc.
Integrating XBMC on Raspberry Pi gives the user potentially the Cheapest Home Entertainment System where more than 4000 movies can be streamed online with 1080p DTS decoding in software. This webinar will provide complete knowledge about the integration and advantages of XBMC on Raspberry Pi which can convert your LCD TV to a complete out of the box home entertainment system.
Presenter: Abhishek Rao
Abhishek Rao is the Technical Marketing Manager for Element14 India where he heads Technical team & handles all the technical & application advice for the customers across all the market verticals. Abhishek has versatile experience in RF technologies, Semiconductor & Embedded systems and a GNSS Expert. He is also a Circuit Protection Expert and has expert’s profile in Element14 community. In community, he was viewed 5,018 times and His articles were refered for more than 888 times by the engineers across the globe in last couple of months. He has extensive hands on experience on Raspberry Pi and has been instrumental in exploring Raspberry Pi for verity of applications. Abhishek has supported the customers on application specific requirements that can be implemented through Raspberry Pi in Industrial and Commercial segments.