New Invention – Slice: Raspberry Pi Media Player with Internal Storage

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https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/fiveninjas/slice-a-media-player-and-more

The user friendly media player with internal storage and a Raspberry Pi heart. Load it with anything, use it anywhere.

Slice is an innovative new media player.

Connects to your TV via HDMI and will store and play back all of your videos, music and pictures in full HD.
Has a carefully designed user interface and custom remote control that makes it effortless and fun to use.
Has an anodised case machined from solid aluminium.
Features a unique, customisable LED light ring for visual feedback and wow factor!

Has on-board storage – simply drag and drop your media onto Slice’s hard disk using a single USB connection from any Mac or Windows PC.

Small and portable – take your media with you to enjoy with friends, family or on trips away.
Can access media over a network, and has 2 USB ports for connecting extra devices, such as external hard drives.
Built on open technologies and can be reprogrammed to run alternative open source software.
Created by an expert team passionate about product design, Slice is a media player unlike all others!

Like many products, Slice was conceived to solve a real world problem.

Mo, one of the founders of the project and avid XBMC user, wanted an easy to use, self contained media player that he could take with him on the road and that stored the data on-board rather than needing an internet connection. Not finding anything suitable off the shelf, the idea for Slice was born.

A team of five, including four further founders – people excited by the concept and able to put in the required development effort – came together to form a new company, FiveNinjas Ltd. Design work on Slice then started in earnest.

The vision for Slice was to create something not only aesthetically appealing but also easy to use and with a sense of fun.

The aluminium case and LED lighting system make Slice something you’ll want on display rather than hidden away with all the other generic boxes of electronics under the TV, and adds that all important fun-factor.

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Written by Thinker

Real name is Onil Maruri and I am an Entrepreneur giving a helping hand to others I can help.

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