Iomega will be unveiling the Home Media Network Hard Drive at CES this week.

Available in either 500GB or ITB capacities, this media server can be used to store and stream multimedia files such as movies or music to any PC or multimedia devices such as a TV or games consoles including a PS3 or Xbox 360, providing they can be found on the network.

Simply plug the Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified hard drive into a router using the Gigabit Ethernet connection and power on the hard drive. Then install the bundled LifeLine Home software that allows the PCs and multimedia devices to access the files stored on the hard drive.

The device, which measures 198x40x125mm, has a gunmetal exterior also benefits from a USB port and 2GB of free online storage from MozyHome.

Available from mid-January, the Iomega Home Media Network 500GB Hard Drive costs £135 while the ITB capacity version is priced at £180.


The Home Media Network Hard Drive is available in 500GB or ITB capacities

See also: Iomega ScreenPlay HD Multimedia Drive