Opinion: freesat confusion and secrecy is hurting the brand and stifling competition
freesat, the free-to-air satellite service due to launch in a matter of weeks, is a great idea and one that many people are looking forward to, but the organisation is behaving as if the pre-launch phase is a covert military operation, and that’s hurting the brand.
Last week we wrote about the launch of Hauppauge’s USB2 tuner that should be able to receive the freesat signal via a compatible satellite connection. That’s not how freesat sees it…
Hauppauge introduces Freesat USB2 tuner for dish-based viewing
Freesat launches in a few weeks, offerings lots of free channels via a dish and the appropriate hardware – like the Hauppauge Freesat USB2 tuner…
Hauppauge debuts world's first 'double twin' TV card
There’s really very little point in spending hundreds of hard earned pounds on a fancy hard disc recorder when you can just stick a relatively inexpensive TV card in your PC and use that instead. Or so Hauppauge’s logic goes. And it has gone overboard in its efforts to find a complete all-in-one solution to your TV needs with its latest card, the HVR2200, which contains two analogue tuners alongside a further two digital Freeview tuners.
Hauppauge reveals the pMP – portable media player and Freeview receiver
Hauppauge Digital, stalwart in its insistence that computers and TV watching should be merged in blissful unison, has revealed its latest attempt at the PMP market. The imaginatively named Hauppauge pMP sports a 3.5″, 320×240 display and is designed to sync up with any Vista or Media Center PC. It measures in at 12 x 7.8 x 2 cm and the rechargeable Lithium battery should give you around four hours of playback.
Hauppauge WinTV tuners now Mac compatible with EyeTV software
Hauppauge has announced that its WinTV digital TV sticks can now be used on a Mac, thanks to new EyeTV software available from Elgato Systems.
The new software means Hauppauge’s range of Freeview and hybrid USB tuners will work on both PCs and Macs, giving live TV and PVR functionality to both sets of owners.
Hauppauge launch WinTV HVR-4000 quad mode TV tuner
Hauppauge, known for their WinTV range of TV tuners, has announced the first quad mode PCI TV tuner for PC. The WinTV HVR-4000 can receive all UK TV broadcast formats including analogue, Freeview digital, satellite, and high definition satellite. It…
Hauppauge release WinTV Nova-TD TV stick with Antenna Diversity technology
Hauppauge Digital have just released their WinTV Nova-TD TV tuner, a TV 'stick' featuring their Antenna Diversity technology which helps to improve TV reception in marginal Freeview areas, allows the connection of two antennae to two built-in tuners which can…
Vista launch: Hauppauge claim widest range of Vista-ready PC TV tuners
It's not the first announcement from an equipment manufacturer on the day of Vista launch, and it certainly won't be the last, as everyone lines up to tell us how well their products work with Microsoft's shiny new OS. Hauppauge,…
Hauppauge WinTV Nova-t 500 – dual Freeview TV tuner for your PC
Hauppauge is offering advanced functionality usually associated with living room HDD recorders for the PC, with the Hauppauge WinTV Nova-t 500, a TV card for PCs with twin digital tuners. The twin tuner means you can watch one show…