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Short Take: Boca announces set-top device

Boca Research announced its set-top device at Comdex. Bundled with ViewCall America's On-TV Internet service, Boca's set-top device allows consumers to use their televisions to surf the Internet and receive email. The VCR-like device, which attaches to the TV and plugs into an analog telephone jack, is targeted at household consumers who want Internet access without having to purchase a PC.

Boca Research announced its set-top device at Comdex. Bundled with ViewCall America's On-TV Internet service, Boca's set-top device allows consumers to use their televisions to surf the Internet and receive email. The VCR-like device, which attaches to the TV and plugs into an analog telephone jack, is targeted at household consumers who want Internet access without having to purchase a PC.