1/10/2008

Porn gets its own home set-top box

Filed under: — By Aviran Mordo @ 12:52 am

You could sum up the state of TV at the International Consumer Electronics Show this way: New delivery methods will let people watch pretty much anything, anytime, on gorgeous flat-panel displays.

At the adjoining Adult Entertainment Expo, which opened here Wednesday, the message is: We KNOW one thing people will choose.

Miami-based entrepreneur Estefano Isaias is using the adult expo to debut Fyre, which he is billing as the first set-top box to deliver DVD-quality adult movies on demand to home televisions. The Fyre simply has to be plugged into an Ethernet port in a broadband connection. Another plug goes into the TV, and voila.

If it’s not your thing, consider at least the technical achievement. A mainstream service from Vudu Inc., which works in a similar way as Fyre, has about 5,000 movies available. Fyre has 20,000 and is still expanding

 

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