Roku XDS is an astonishingly small streaming player. It’s so small so you can bring it when you travel around. The thing you need only a TV as well as a network connection and also for instance, you can access to Netflix instant queue.
The Roku XDS player is a tiny unit without any hard disk drives, made specially to play back video over the network on your TV set. All models support playback of a growing collection of multimedia channels, such as Amazon Video on Demand, Netflix streaming, MLB. tv, Pandora, Hulu Plus (in a forthcoming release) and many more.
Furthermore, Roku XDS comes with a USB port on the side, and component, optical, HDMI, Ethernet, and composite ports on the back.
Overall, the specs of Roku XDS are as the following:
1. Ethernet Interface: Yes
2. Networking Options: 802. 11n
3. Storage Capacity (as Tested): 0 MB
4. Music Playback Formats: MP3
5. Photo formats: JPEG
6. Video Formats: MPEG4
7. Plays Internet Radio: Yes
8. Controller: Wireless
9. Television-based User Interface: Yes
By using Roku XDS, you are able to copy videos onto a hard drive or keychain drive and connect them to the USB port on the Roku XDS. The corporate is working on a new channel that will play back videos attached to the USB port. It can play back 1080p film trailers without having problems and play back 720p and also lower-resolution fare simply.
The Roku XDS boxes furthermore contain a new remote control which offers a couple of new buttons, especially a skip-back key which lets you replay the previous few seconds of content without re-buffering the whole video stream.