Monday, May 24, 2010

HDTV Stream To iPad

The Elgato EyeTV HD DVR is easy to recommend to Apple fans who are serious about video: it’s purpose is to make it easy to transcode your HDTV content to watch on your MacBook, iPhone or iPad.

The EyeTV (in DVR mode) allows you to plug it into your subscription cable/dish and record shows in HD H.264 video, and can easily be converted to iPad or iPhone files when you plug into a Mac’s USB port. If you expect to watch a show on your iPad over your HDTV, you can opt to record in iPad or iPhone mode. preference is to stream it over 3G or WiFi with the EyeTV App directly to my iPad.

EyeTV HD costs $199.95, which includes one free year of TV Guide service. Renewal of the guide is available for $19.95 per year. Streaming to the iPhone or iPad requires the purchase of the EyeTV App, priced at $4.99.

No comments:

Post a Comment

iPad, I'm Lovin' IT!