Media Center Set-Top Box

July 25, 2012

See also: Set-Top Box

CIMM DEFINITION: The ability to link up the Set-Top Box to the computer so content can be viewed on the computer instead of via the television set.

2. Typically refers to devices such as the Media Center PC, Xbox 360 or PS3 that have the capability to provide linear TV services in conjunction with other forms of media entertainment such as music, video games, internet browsing, streaming videos (aka Netflix), etc. (Source: Rentrak)

3: Media Center PC: a personal computer with a tuner and video card that allows the user to view Linear TV and often has a PVR to record programs as well. (Source: TIVO)