Linksys has announced the launch of the KiSS DP-600, one of the world's first DVD players to playback Windows Media Video in High Definition.

The KiSS networkable DVD player from Linksys is equipped with a built-in WLAN 802.11g connection for cable-free access to an online Electronic Program Guide, a selection of 3000 radio stations, and various other online features on the Internet or content on the home PC.

In addition to Windows Media Video 9 compatibility, the DP-600 offers progressive scan technology that enhances the visual experience, MPEG4 support, Nero Digital, DivX HD, XviD, MP3, WMA, WMA Pro and Ogg Vorbis playback, advanced user interface, and a photo album feature for digital photo collections.

The KiSS DP-600, available by end of Q1, will be the first in a range of
new products from Linksys to support Windows Media.