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Does an open source Roku change the content game?

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| The CEO says he’s looking for deals with content providers to stream their
| products through his device, and hopes to sell a bunch of them as a result.



Roku's Netflix Player: a hands-on review

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| It's small and silent, sports an array of ports on the back but only one tiny
| white LED on the front, and it can help you spend hours of time in front of
| your TV -- and it runs Linux. It's the Netflix Player from embedded device
| specialist Roku, and we got our hands on it for a review of the service and
| the hardware.
| [...]
| Whether you are a Netflix addict or not, Roku's friendly cooperation with the
| open source community and the promise of an SDK add up to a good environment
| in which to explore video-on-demand. The Netflix Player is a good product
| now; opening it up to additional services will make it better, and working
| with the development community will make it even better still.


Not iPhone: Roku Netflix player software goes open source

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| Remember the Roku Netflix set-top box that came out a little while ago? Well
| Roku has just released the code under the GPL, which got the MythTV community
| buzzing about getting its popular open source media center software onto the
| Roku box.


Netflix Player from Roku Uses Linux Tech

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| Trolltech announced today that the new Netflix player from Roku utilizes its
| Qt for Embedded Linux. Qt for Embedded Linux was formerly known as Qtopia
| Core. The application is designed to allow manufacturers to build devices for
| one specific purpose.

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