Go Back   nV News Forums > Hardware Forums > Home Theater A/V

Newegg Daily Deals

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 09-30-09, 11:29 PM   #1
nrdstrm
 
nrdstrm's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2003
Location: Staples Center
Posts: 1,677
Default SDV & Copy Freely (New HD Tuner Cards for Cable)

I'm pretty excited that this is in the works...

Before, you could only buy a PC with an SDV + Copy Freely. What this allows is you to record television that has been flagged "Copy freely". This essentially means HD DVR on the PC.

The law has changed, and now the add in cards can be sold separately and will work with Win 7. The cards should be available toward the beginning of the year. These files can then be converted, archived, streamed, etc. all in HD!

Note that the channel has to be flagged "Copy Freely" and not "Copy Once". I'm not sure about others, but Verizon TV is 100% copy freely currently (they are said to be making pay movie channels (ie. HBO) copy once toward the middle of next year. Each cable provider negotiates the flag with each channel, so your results may vary.

Engadget Link : http://www.engadgethd.com/2009/09/24...-windows-7-me/
__________________


On Any Given Sunday!
nrdstrm is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:58 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 1998 - 2014, nV News.