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- About HSIHome System Integration was born out of the desire to share and learn new ways of connecting the different technologies many of us have throughout the home. From connecting a game console to a surround sound receiver to setting up a streaming media server, there seems to be a multitude of way in accomplishing these tasks. The crew at Home System Integration (HSI), being a group of IT professionals with an affinity for home theater and home technology, thought this would be a great place to share what we know in hopes that the rest of the world will share what they know in return! That idea has evolved into creating something bigger. This isn’t just a website with reviews and articles, this is meant to be interactive! This is about creating a community where no matter what your skill level, no matter how obscure the question, there will be someone here that can answer it! So please, come visit often! Share your opinions, knowledge, and especially your “lessons learned” about how to create something technologically stunning in your homes! Home System Integration Team Member Bio’s Tom Abell (a.k.a. Billy) – Editor in Chief Put simply, Tom loves technology! He’s…
Google had very few takers when it first came up with the concept of Google TV, Sony being the exception. Sony became one of the first companies that launched a Google TV product in 2010. However, that did not turn out very well. In CES …
Learn how to upgrade your FreeNAS 8 installation and prepare it for implementing a FreeNAS DLNA media server.
Size does matter when it comes to accommodating a streaming media player in your TV or home theatre room. That is why, Roku, a well-known streaming media brand, has come up with a new, small streaming media player – Roku Streaming Stick.
The Samsung BD-C5500 Blu-ray Player offers Internet at TV, which delivers the best of the web, straight to your HDTV with downloadable widgets and apps such as Blockbuster, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Pandora and more.
Sony SMP-N200 Streaming Media Player Wi-Fi
Description: Turn your TV into a smart TV and enjoy wireless access to popular apps like Netflix, HuluPlus, YouTube, Pandora, and Crackle.1 Stream
GIGABYTE GA-D525TUD: Ultra Durable 3 Technology with copper cooled quality for lower working temperature/3x USB power delivery for greater compatibility and extra power for USB devices/Support 45nm Intel Atom D525dual core processor/Integrated Intel graphic with DirectX 9 support/Integrated High Definition audio/Features high speed Gigabit Ethernet connection/Patented DualBIOS with dual Hardware BIOS protection/Total 4 SATA ports and IDE interface support for multiplex connectivity/Features SATA 3Gb/s with RAID function/Compatible with Window 7 to deliver the best operation experience
Powered by Intel ATOM D510 (Dual Core 1.66GHz 14.6W) processor, 1GB DDRII memory, the 5-bay, hot-swappable eBOX-N delivers superior performance for media server, FreeNAS OS.
Zotac GeForce 6100 Mini ITX AMD Motherboard GF6100-E-E
Description: Experience the power of NVIDIA CineFX 3.0 graphics engine with support for DirectX 9 and Shader Model 3.0 from the ZOTAC Ge