1. sLpfhaWK's Avatar
    Sling Media's starting up this year's CES blitz early (like just about everybody else this year) with the announcement of the Slingbox PRO HD box and SlingPlayer client for BlackBerry cellphones. The PRO HD has the full complement of built-in HD inputs, but will actually pass through and stream out video in HD (1080i, to be specific) in real time, unlike the Solo and PRO (which lack the PRO HD's more advanced hardware-accelerated encoding, and stream closer to VGA res). And, of course, the BlackBerry client does as it says -- you can finally use your strictly-business handheld to watch mobile video on the go. The PRO HD will run you $400 when launched in Q3; BlackBerry will be $30 when it comes out "this year," if that's not vague enough for you. Get in line, Sling fans.

    Original post can be found here.

    Sling Media's Slingbox PRO HD, SlingPlayer for BlackBerry announced - Engadget

    I'm excited!! I got 2 slingboxes in my house,(ones my friends) and just the thought of watching a game while away from my house or office is possible makes me eager to see when its due out. and i'd gladly pay 30 bux for the software if it works well over Verizon.
    01-04-08 02:37 AM
  2. Bedrock's Avatar
    Finally... Bring it on slingbox, I'm so ready for it.
    01-04-08 10:04 AM
  3. Click's Avatar
    I second that! I would pay 50bucks to have this! Just think about football season! I could be at the inlaws and watch my football!!!!! HOORAY!!!!!

    01-04-08 10:09 AM
  4. sLpfhaWK's Avatar
    suprised this didn't generate more traffic. bummer but im spreading the word! Bump!!
    01-08-08 02:33 AM