AEA (Advanced Energy Australia) has launched Cybernet PC TV -- a multifunction system that combines the capabilities of a high resolution television, CD player, DVD player and fax machine. The system is reportedly not much bigger than a VCR and is operated by a cordless remote keyboard.
In a statement, AEA claimed that with Cybernet PC TV "your computing can be done from the comfort of your lounge chair and that one fully featured product could meet all your home or office entertainment or business needs". According to AEA, the new device can be used to play music and movies and to surf the Web. It can also be used to view free-to-air and pay television.
Powered by a 233MHz processor, the Cybernet PC TV has 64MB SDRAM, a 4.3GB hard drive, a 2x DVD-ROM drive, a 56KBps modem and an MPEG II/Dolby Digital (AC-3) decoder. Windows 98 comes preinstalled. The unit has parallel, serial and USB port connections, so it can be used with printers, scanners, digital cameras and joysticks.
Pricing is dependent on the screen size selected. With the 68cm colour screen (the only option currently available) the Cybernet PC TV has an RRP of $5,495.
For more information, contact Cybernet Entertainment on 1800 626 858.