Three new extenders:-
Samsung Home DMA
The Samsung Home DMA features playback of files including Windows Media Video, Windows Media Audio, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264, MP3, AC3 and JPEG.
Once mounted to the rear of select Samsung flat-panel HDTVs, users will be able to view content through the DMA using either the TV remote or an included remote control. The Extender can connect to a PC using an Ethernet cable or 802.11a, b, g or n wireless module sold separately.
The home digital media adaptor will be available sometime in 2008. No pricing was announced.
Linksys DMA 2200 / DMA 2100
Linksys announced the worldwide release of two new stand-alone Extenders. Available today, the Media Center Extender with DVD Player DMA2200 combines an upscaling DVD player with a dual-band Wireless-N Extender for Windows Media Center and will retail for $349.99.
For consumers seeking a smaller form factor, Linksys will offer the Media Center Extender DMA2100, which delivers all the features of Extender for Windows Media Center in a device ideal for areas such as bedrooms and smaller entertainment cabinets. The Media Center Extender DMA2100 will sell for $299.99.
D-Link announced the January 2008 availability of its DSM-750 MediaLounge HD Media Center Extender at an estimated retail price of $329.99 (U.S.). Housed in a sleek, 17-inch, black aluminum chassis, this device connects to a home network using Ethernet or dual-band 802.11n networking.
The DSM-750 lets users watch high-definition videos with resolutions of up to 1080i and includes a USB 2.0 port for access to music, photos and videos stored on removable USB flash drives or hard drives.