Microsoft To Unveil A Windows-Based Set Top Box At CES

By SpiderGuest

5 January 2011

Seattle Times claim that Microsoft are planning on unveiling a version of Windows which has been specifically created for IPTV’s.

Aimed to obviously compete against Apple and Google TV, Brier Dudley, reporter for Seattle Times reported that Microsoft plans to show off at CES a ‘stripped down version of Windows’ which has been tailored for internet connected TV’s and set-top boxes.

Microsoft are expected to partner with a company for the hardware so all they have to do is provide the OS.

The price mark for this Microsoft TV product is reported to be around $200 and due to hit the market in 2011 but no date has been confirmed. It is also claimed that the device will allow viewers to browse online and view content.

Via – Seattle Times,  Business Insider

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