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Question: Digital TV from a PC #291098
07/31/08 10:09 AM
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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.

Thanks!
-Jean

Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: SnoopysMom] #291119
07/31/08 11:21 AM
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from what I read it requires a high quality internet connection. Given from the connection issues in SP you might get it to work

Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: bobcat bill] #291120
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Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: Marty] #291124
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Wow - looks like this might be where we are heading in the future, just not there yet! Thanks so much, Marty!

Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: SnoopysMom] #291128
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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
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000RHVOJM

works great with mac or PC


Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: Marty] #291231
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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


Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: SnoopysMom] #291699
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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.

Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: Marty] #291980
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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...
Re: Question: Digital TV from a PC [Re: deadserious] #291985
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i agree. excellent device.


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