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Patriot Introduces the PBO Alpine Android-Powered Media Player
Patriot expands its media player ecosystem by introducing its new PBO Alpine media player.
Powered by an ARM926 processor, it supports HD video output in full 1080p resolution at 30fps while featuring the flexibility and functionality of the Android platform. Preloaded with iRadio, iTv, YouTube, Picasa, and a web browser, the PBO Alpine will offer support for user developed Apps that can be side-loaded for custom functionality.
Read on for the full press release.
REMONT, CALIF., USA – Patriot Memory today expanded its media player ecosystem with the introduction of its new PBO Alpine media player. Offering the flexibility and functionality of the Android platform, the PBO Alpine will make the leap into the next generation of home media players.
The PBO Alpine is powered by an ARM926 Processor which will support HD video output in full 1080p resolution at 30 frames per second. Providing entertainment right out of the box, the PBO Alpine will come preloaded with iRadio, iTV, YouTube, Picasa, and a fully functional web browser. For enthusiast buyers the PBO Alpine will offer support for user developed Apps that can be side-loaded for custom functionality.
“Flexibility and full support will be what differentiates the PBO Alpine from other available media player solutions”, says Mo Monh, Patriot Memory’s Product Manager. “Providing the flexibility of the Android OS paired with support for most media file types, the PBO Alpine will provide endless possibilities for both mainstream and enthusiast consumers.”
• ARM926EJ-S 16Kbytes I-Cache/16Kbytes D-Cache running up to 400MHz
• Android OS
• Support for M-JPEG, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, VC-1, DivX, Xvid, RealVideo, VP6, and .MKV
• 2x USB 2.0 ports
• SD card storage
• Audio support for ACC-LC/HEACC/HE-AAC v2, AC3, AMR-NB, DTS, MP3, OGG, and RA_COOK
• HDMI, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS 2.0