If you are looking for a convenient way to store all your media files ready for playback on your HDTV without the need for a PC. The newly unveiled Seagate GoFlex Cinema system might well be worth a look and has been designed to provide you with a multimedia storage hub for a huge variety of file types and is available in either 1TB, 2TB or 3TB capacities.
The Seagate GoFlex Cinema also allows you to transfer files and photographs directly to it from your camera via a USB 2.0 port and also has stereo audio output, and an S/PDIF digital optical audio output.
Supported file types include Xvid HD; AVI; MPEG-2 (VOB/ISO); MPEG-1; MPEG-4 (Xvid); AVC HD; H.264; TS/TP/M2T; MOV; M2TS; MKV; FLV; VC-1; and WMV9 video, along with ASF; MP3; WAV; AAC; FLAC; WMA; LPCM; WMA Pro; Dolby Digital; and DTS audio, together with support for up to 20-megapixel images and movie subtitles.
The Seagate GoFlex Cinema is available now in Europe, priced at €99 ($136) for the 1TB model, €129 ($177) for the 2TB model, and €179 ($246) for the 3TB model. Unfortunately there is now word on a North America launch date or specific prices at the current time.