A year after the trend started to emerge, The New York Times catches up with place shifting, in this long piece about Slingbox. The usual story, the usual information, but what really is interesting bit of information is buried at the very end of the story. The company is likely to announce a client that works with the Mac.
For now, video streamed from a Slingbox cannot be viewed on an Apple Macintosh computer, though Krikorian says his company will announce a solution to that problem in January.
If that is the case, then it is indeed good news for us Mac owners, but I will believe it, when I see it. Blake and the gang have promised this for so long, that its just …. Another bit of news buried in the story — new funding.
The company has lined up financing from Doll Capital Management, Mobius Venture Capital, Hearst and Lenovo, the Chinese computer manufacturer.