Neuros Hackable Open-Source Set-Top Box Updated: OSD2

Neuros has taken another stab at the open-source set-top box market, and created the "Open Source Device 2." The original OSD » 9/17/08 10:15am 9/17/08 10:15am was aimed at developers, but ended up finding use as a DVR. The new OSD2 has a more conventional box, can encode video at 720p in MPEG-4 format, H.264 D1 resolution (that's DVD quallity) from…

Lightning Round: Elgato Turbo.264 Hardware h.264 Encoder

The Gadget: Although the Elgato Turbo.264 hardware encoder has been around for a while, products have been released that make h.264 one of the most, if not the most important video codecs out there. Not only is it supported by the iPod classic, there's the iPod nano, iPod touch, Xbox 360, PS3, Apple TV, many, many… » 10/12/07 2:00pm 10/12/07 2:00pm