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YBOX – turns a TV into a simple, web configurable “Dashboard”

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Gnomic sent in this device that turns a TV into a simple, web configurable “Dashboard” – “YBox is a prototype/proof-of-concept for an ultra-cheap, always on, internet appliance that attaches to a standard TV set. The YBox is like Konfabulator for TV, turning TV into a platform for helpful, easy-to-read, live internet “channels”. It was Created for Yahoo’s first open “hack day”, Hackday 2006, where it took 2nd place.”Link.

Hmm, I hope they release the schematics/source when/it’s complete. Nice Altoids case!

6 thoughts on “YBOX – turns a TV into a simple, web configurable “Dashboard”

  1. It looks like they’re using an xport for the ethernet, and is that an atmel avr chip in there? But what are they using for the video-out?

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