Slingbox ‘slingshots’ TV to your PC

By Michael Singer

First seen at the Consumer Electronics Show back in January, the silver box from Sling Media that resembles a candy bar hooks up to your television and redirects, or “placeshifts”, a single live TV stream from a cable box, satellite receiver, or digital video recorder and blasts it out to a Windows XP-based PC located anywhere in the home. If the Slingbox is coupled with a broadband Internet connection, the company claims the viewer’s live TV stream can be “placeshifted” via the Internet to a PC located anywhere in the world.

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