Seagate is launching their new home entertainment storage system known as the GoFlex Cinema Multimedia drive. This media drive is smart enough to recognize handful of media file formats, including the most common MP3, WAV, AAC, FLAC, WMA, ASF, LPCM, WMA Pro, Dolby Digital and DTS audio files. It also support various of video formats, such as the Xvid HD, AVI, MPEG-2 (VOB/ISO), MPEG-1, MPEG-4 (Xvid), AVC HD, H.264, TS/TP/M2T, MOV, M2TS, MKV, VC-1 WMV9 and even FLV video that you downloaded from the web.
Seagate GoFlex Cinema Multimedia drive is coming in three different storage sizes, which includes 1TB, 2TB and 3TB. What’s great about this multimedia player is the capability to connect directly to your HDTV or Projector via HDMI or composite video outputs and it supports Full HD 1080p video playback.
Other ports that come included are the S/PDIF, stereo audio output and USB 2.0 port that will let you hook up your camera or camcorder and directly browse the content via your HDTV.
To spoil the sofa-lover, Seagate GoFlex Cinema Multimedia player has come with a dedicated remote control to control the playback and other settings.
Currently, Seagate GoFlex Cinema multimedia drive is available now in the Europe market. No words when it will hit America. As for the price, the 1TB model has been priced at €99 (about US$136), 2TB model for €129 (about US$177) and 3TB model for €179 (about US$246).