SPOTLIGHT: Sling launches the SlingCatcher

Sling Media announced a new product called the SlingCatcher, which is a media agnostic approach to bridging the PC-TV divide by using a video output to stream video from online video stores like iTunes or others. The $200 device also builds on the YouTubification of television by allowing users to create clips of their own and share them with friends. This "Clip+Sling" feature should prove particularly popular with any Sling fans on YouTube, since many of the videos on the site are rehashes of previous videos. The SlingCatcher may portend a content reselling business through Sling, which may be opening an online store for its users. The SC's upcoming optional hard drive add-on brings DVR-like functionality to the unit. Article

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