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Internet video portal

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video portal

A website that provides access to a variety of video sources. Individual video content providers such as Amazon, Hulu and Netflix host their own websites, but portals such as Zinc and Boxee provide access to multiple video sources. See Internet TV and 10-foot user interface.




The Zinc Video Portal
Zinc is a Firefox browser application for viewing videos on a PC or Mac, or a TV connected to the computer. Providing a 10-foot user interface for large TV screens, Zinc enables access to a host of free and paid movies, TV shows and other video content. For more information, visit www.zinc.tv.






Boxee Multimedia Center
The Boxee application for Windows, Mac and Ubuntu Linux provides access to Internet video content through a 10-foot user interface. However, like Windows Media Center, Boxee also organizes local content on the user's hard disk, including music and photos. For more information, visit www.boxee.tv.






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