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Slingbox

A device from Sling Media, San Mateo, CA (www.slingbox.com) that lets people watch their own TV and video sources on all their computers and mobile devices. The Slingbox transmits the video source from a camera, set-top box or DVR to the Internet, and any computer or mobile device with the Slingbox software connected to the Internet can receive the redirected material. Slingbox also enables users to watch TV over Apple TV, Roku and Chromecast.
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