At IDF 2010 (Intel Developer Forum) Intel & Asus has unveiled the new Asus Companion Box equipped with an Intel Atom CE4100 processor and Windows Media Centre Embedded.
The new streaming media device does not have any internal hard drives and does include a ATSC tuner and component video output for HD sources. But the strangest feature to be missing is Wifi.
The new Windows Media Center Embedded will add a different feature than other streamers currently on the market but will it be enough to make the Asus Companion Box standout from the crowd.
You can find out more about Windows new Media Center Embedded including screenshots and video over at Engadget
The new Asus Companion Box is expected to ship in the first half of 2011 but prices are yet to be released.