Out with the old and in with the new. In the wake of Kaleidescape's sudden departure from the market it is being reported by CEPro that PLEX is launching a Pro Service program. PLEX has certainly been gaining steam in the DIY space for some time but now it appears they will be targeting the CEDIA channel for sales.
The only problem I can see PLEX having in our market is the Bluray ripping process and database maintenance. How files are organized makes a huge difference in the way they appear on the PLEX interface. Maybe this is an avenue of income for Home Tech Professionals as the move into uncharted territory.
The market for these types of media players is certainly very small and it will continue to get smaller as we move into the streaming era.