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Content Any Time, Any Where

The concept of anytime, anywhere digital content has been a pipe dream for about a dozen years, but today we are oh so close. From radio to television to Internet … from home to car to cell phone … the availability of digital content and the ability to aggregate and manage your music, videos and photos is definitely a reality today.

The one big missing piece: universal search functionality. Product manufacturers such as Crestron, Pioneer and Sony have strong universal search capabilities, but today none has the ability to search content from every source including cable (or satellite) TV, Netflix, Amazon, YouTube, networked storage, connected disc changers and other devices and services.

Score: 4.5 out of 5

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