Syabas Technology Inc., a leading global distributor of digital entertainment solutions, is excited to announce the latest addition to the Popcorn Hour product line – the Popcorn Hour A-400.


The Popcorn Hour A-400 is the first player to utilize Sigma Design's Dual Core 800Mhz SMP 8911 chipset and offers up a fast and easy to use experience in a premium case made by Silverstone.

Studio-quality VXP® video processing is included, offering fully adaptive deinterlacing, adaptive detail enhancement featuring sharpness and texture enhancement with overshoot control, adaptive debanding, and adaptive contrast enhancement.

With support for Blu-ray 3D-Video, Full-HD video, several audio and photo codec's and web content, users can experience their digital media how they want. The Syabas Apps Market, containing over 90 free and premium TV apps, gives users a broad selection of additional entertainment via the web.

The Popcorn Hour A-400 will include some exciting features to enhance the media playback experience. In addition to video metadata and posters, users can now download subtitles directly from the web without having to use a PC. Users can also select 1 of 22 different languages they prefer the information and subtitles to be downloaded in.

The NMJ navigator provides an even more comfortable remote control via a 2nd screen iPad® companion opportunity.

The Popcorn Hour A-400 can be upgraded with an internal 2.5 or 3.5-inch hard disk which can be mounted in a HDD quick dock, turning your Popcorn Hour into a network attached storage device. Users also have the option of using the built in 10/100/1000mbs Gigabit Ethernet port or they can purchase a Wireless N Wi-Fi dongle. SD card reader, HDMI1.4 connector and eSATA interface are also included.

"With Popcorn Hour A-400 we once again set a milestone in the media player landscape. This high performance, a broad spectrum of usability and the ease of use are the features our customers will love on this new device" said Manfred Karl VP Sales EMEA region.

The MSRP for the Popcorn Hour A-400 will be €289 in the European Union (including VAT). The Popcorn Hour A-400 will be available in stores October 2012.

The innovative products by Syabas enable consumers to enjoy a wide assortment of content including home videos, photos, music and online movies. With access to the Syabas Apps Market, users can also enjoy all the latest content on popular servicessuch as YouTube, FaceBook, Twitter, Howcast, Weather Bug and more.