Roku, Inc., is a privately held company located in Saratoga, Calif., and founded in 2002 by Anthony Wood, the inventor of the personal video recorder (PVR). Roku is a leading supplier of innovative and easy to use digital media products. Our best known consumer products are the Netflix Player by Roku and the stylish SoundBridge Internet radio line. We also make market leading B2B digital signage and kiosk solutions -- the BrightSign line.
Roku is the North American market leader for network music and Internet radio products.
The Roku SoundBridge makes it easy to listen to a variety of Internet radio stations without even turning on a computer. The stylish aluminum SoundBridge is compatible with a customers speakers or stereo and has built-in support for Roku's free radioroku.com tuning service, making it easy to listen to radio from around the world or across town.
The Roku SoundBridge Radio is a high-quality tabletop Wi-Fi radio with access to digital music as well as radio features and functions: AM/FM, alarm, headphone jack, built-in stereo speakers and sub woofer.
Radio Roku (www.radioroku.com) is an online directory of Internet radio stations, featuring more than 8,000 stations around the world. The site has a customizable "widget dashboard" that offers browsing, search, live updates of available content and the ability to control the SoundBridge players on a home network.
Roku's newest compact consumer device enables you to instantly stream high quality movies from Netflix and Amazon Video On Demand, over the Internet directly to your TV. It has received overwhelmingly positive reviews in The Wall Street Journal, CNET, WIRED, and elsewhere
To improve the user experience, the player detects Internet bandwidth and makes on-the-fly adjustments to provide the highest quality picture and audio possible. For homes with wireless Internet, the player is Wi-Fi ready, offering the ultimate in placement flexibility.
Priced at just $99.99, the affordable Roku player is compact, easy to set up and intuitive to use. It comes with its own remote control and includes all the cables necessary to connect to a standard television. The player features composite, S-video, and component video outputs, stereo and optical audio outputs and an HDMI integrated audio / video connection.
In 2009 Roku plans to release an Open SDK that will allows third parties to deliver their internet content and applications directly to the Roku player.
For more information: www.roku.com