Buffalo have announced release of their LinkTheater HD media streamers to the rest of the world (not just Japan now), to let us stream a little HD around the place. The Buffalo LT-H90LAN HD media streamer is the wired version of the LT-H90WN (which has yet to be released), uses an Ethernet connection to stream media from a number of different devices.
The Buffalo LT-H90LAN can stream media from both PCs and Macs, along with USB hard drives and DNLA compliant media servers. The all important HDMI output is featured, along with component, optical audio and component, and the 10/100 LAN port.
The Buffalo LTH90LAN can stream and output 720p and 1080i HD video, and also 480i and 480p if desired. Format support is very impressive with H.264 (MPEG4 AVC), WMV9, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, XviD, AVI, HDV, AVCHD video formats, along with many audio formats including, WMA, MP3, Dolby Digital (AC3), AAC-LC, AAC-HE, and the usual image formats.
Pricing of the Buffalo LT-H90LAN seem reasonable at $199 or £99, and it should be avaliable later this month.