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multimedia PC

An earlier term for a Windows PC that included stereo sound and a CD-ROM or DVD drive. Although many lightweight laptops no longer include optical drives, personal computers of all types (Windows, Mac, Linux) support multimedia content. See MPC and multimedia upgrade kit.
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The all-in-one 24" VAIO L Series family multimedia PC by Sony is available from the end of March 2011.
Trinarc Corporation recently launched Blackbeard, its first line of multimedia PCs on October 1st, 2000.
My current multimedia PC is from a Comet multimedia centre, where I saw many multimedia PCs in action and tested the features myself before making a decision.
It is the first time since their introduction for home use that multimedia PC shipments have declined in two consecutive quarters, Ryon added.
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands -- NXP Semiconductors today introduced SAA7164E and SAA7163E, the first in a family of PC TV processors designed to bring new levels of performance and system integration to desktop and notebook multimedia PCs.
Following three months of discussion and debate, the final MPC3 specification was overwhelmingly approved during a recent meeting of the Multimedia PC Working Group Executive Board, whose members include AT&T, Creative Labs, Dell, Disney Interactive, Fujitsu Personal Systems, Gateway 2000, Horizons Technology, IBM, Jazz Multimedia, NEC Technologies, Philips Consumer Electronics, Quicksilver, Sigma Designs, Software Publishers Association, Turner Interactive and Zenith Data Systems.
ATI's expertise in digital TVs, game consoles, handsets, multimedia PCs, 3D graphics and Avivo(TM) display solutions (featuring the forthcoming H.
ViXS chipsets and software enable multimedia PCs, flat panel TVs, and consumer media centers to store, centrally manage, and distribute multiple high-quality MPEG video streams.
Vweb's chips can be used everywhere including IP/Cable/Satellite/Terrestrial Set-top Boxes, Home Gateways, Wireless and Digital Television, Multimedia PC, IP Video Streaming, Digital Video Surveillance, Digital Video Recorders, IP Cameras, PVRs, DVD recorders, Video Servers, Digital Media Adaptors and Internet Appliances.
Wang also announced the EXEC PLUS System 3127-1, a multimedia PC that combines a full-featured 80386SX-based, 20MHz EXEC Series PC with multimedia capabilities -- graphics, sound, animation, and CD-ROM storage.
Through this partnership, consumers can expect to see standalone, USB-connected dual TV tuner products from manufacturers that provide the ability to instantly transform any PC or laptop with a USB connection into a multimedia PC.
Microsoft's next-generation Longhorn Operating System is likely to have a dramatic impact on the Multimedia PC world similar to what Windows 95 had on the home computer business 10 years ago

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