LaCie today introduced the LaCinema Classic HD, with one terabyte (1TB) of storage and billed as the most complete HD multimedia hard drive player, combining full HD 1080p playback, format compatibility and DLNA media server functionality. With it, users can browse, play and share HD media collections from anywhere in the home, directly on HDTV. The LaCinema Classic HD is designed by Neil Poulton, an award-winning Paris-based designer.
The player can play all sorts of media files, from the most popular DivX format to high-quality MKV H.264 video format via its HDMI 1.3 connection. It also supports Dolby digital sound.
You can use it as an external hard drive to load media from your Mac or PC. Then, simply connect the LaCinema Classic HD to your HDTV for instant playback. Itâ€™s available now for $250.