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#291098 - 07/31/08 11:09 AM Question: Digital TV from a PC
SnoopysMom Offline
Does anyone have experience with this technology? Or know if this will work on the island?

Brief Description:
The technology behind DTV4PC is called streaming-media. Transmissions from various television stations around the world are encoded into a format that can be transmitted across the Internet. DTV4PC detects and converts this data back into pictures and sounds that your PC can understand.


#291119 - 07/31/08 12:21 PM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: SnoopysMom]
bobcat bill Offline
from what I read it requires a high quality internet connection. Given from the connection issues in SP you might get it to work

#291120 - 07/31/08 12:25 PM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: bobcat bill]
Marty Offline

#291124 - 07/31/08 12:40 PM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: Marty]
SnoopysMom Offline
Wow - looks like this might be where we are heading in the future, just not there yet! Thanks so much, Marty!

#291128 - 07/31/08 01:05 PM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: SnoopysMom]
Marty Offline
i have a USB plug that works excellent with public HD broadcast, or can take a signal in from antennae or cable. but i don't there are any public HD broadcasts in Belize. At least i haven't tried it yet outside the states. i'll ask around.

Hauppauge WinTV-HVR 950 Hybrid TV Stick

works great with mac or PC

#291231 - 07/31/08 11:00 PM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: Marty]
SnoopysMom Offline
I am working on a MAC, so will consider in the future. Mainly just miss my BRAVO channel (which is not on the cable network).

I really appreciate your help on this smile

#291699 - 08/04/08 11:17 AM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: SnoopysMom]
Marty Offline
From the previous owner of a Belize TV station:

There are no HD broadcasts in Belize and hopefully not for a long long time as it is huge expense for broadcasters.

#291980 - 08/06/08 09:41 AM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: Marty]
deadserious Offline
You might want to try the AppleTV. It allows you to purchase shows and movies from iTunes, as well as watch free video podcasts direct on your TV... and they have HD content too.
Now back to your regularly scheduled drivel...

#291985 - 08/06/08 09:50 AM Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: deadserious]
Marty Offline
i agree. excellent device.


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