Comcast, a leader in cable TV and entertainment distribution is facing a challenge. Competition from companies like TiVo and Google TV based products is pushing Comcast to create a unique, engaging and contend driven TV, movie, DVR and online entertainment experience. This brings us to the Comcast X1 a new set-top cable box that has many in the tech world buzzing about.
The Comcast X1 is a full digital entertainment hub with access to thousands of TV shows and Movies from live TV and Xfinity On-Demand. The box sports a faster processor and new intuitive menu guide that is blazing fast to navigate through. It includes universal search across all content portals, provides live weather updates, sports scores and even Traffic alerts. The new UI is fluid and in HD. You get all the information you need in each menu without the clutter and the focus stays on the content that is playing.
On the back of the box you’ll see your typical connections with coaxial ports, HDMI, Component, RCA, eSata and USB. Not sure what port will be live or dead when installed.