It may look vaguely like an accessory to a late-80s PC that's sprouted antennas, but Hauppauge's new "Broadway" live TV streamer does have a few more modern tricks up its sleeve: it can stream live TV to your iPhone or iPad. That can be done over WiFi in your house or over the internet anywhere else, and the device packs a multi-format receiver that can tune in both digital cable TV channels and ATSC over-the-air broadcast channels (or analog TV, for that matter), which are all conveniently compressed for streaming. Alongside it, Hauppauge has also rolled out its new dual-format WinTV-Aero-m USB receiver for PCs (pictured after the break), which will let you receive Mobile Digital TV broadcasts designed for mobile TV reception, as well as high definition ATSC digital TV broadcasts. Look for it to be available soon for $69, while the Broadway streamer will be available in "about six weeks" for $199.



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Hauppauge Introduces a New Way to Watch Live TV on an Apple iPad or iPhone

With "Broadway", You Can Watch Local News, Sports Events or any other Live TV Programs, in your Home or Anywhere in the World on an Apple iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch


2011 International CES

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2011 International CES, Booth C9542: Hauppauge Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP), the world's leading developer and manufacturer of TV tuner products for personal computers, has announced a new live TV streamer for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Called "Broadway", this new stand alone "box" from Hauppauge's PCTV Systems division allows live TV to be watched on an Apple device in the home through a WiFi connection, or anywhere in the world via an Internet connection.

Broadway can be used in the home, for example, to watch a football game or a news program on your iPad. Your iPad will display a list of Broadway provided TV channels from your cable TV network, and once you have chosen a TV channel, touching the iPad screen with your finger will prompt the live TV program to fill the entire screen.

If you travel and have an Internet connection on your iPhone or iPad, you can watch live TV from your home anywhere in the world. Broadway connects to your home network router and transmits the TV signal through your network router over the Internet to your Apple device.

Hauppauge's WinTV Extend software provides the same capabilities as Broadway, but requires a PC to operate. Broadway is completely stand alone, and is low power so it is always ready to send live TV to your Apple device. Broadway works with any standard home wired or 802.11g or 802.11n wireless router.

One of the key technologies within Broadway is a high-quality, high definition H.264 video compressor, which can take TV programs from clear QAM digital cable TV or ATSC over-the-air TV and "shrink" these programs into a form which can be displayed on an Apple device. Broadway also has a built-in multi-format TV receiver which can tune to digital cable TV channels and ATSC over-the-air broadcast TV channels, and then compress those TV channels and rebroadcast them over both WiFi and the Internet so that the TV programs can be watched on an Apple device. In addition to HD TV, Broadway can also receive and convert analog TV into a form which can be watched on Apple devices.

Broadway is stand alone, and simply needs a TV source (a cable TV connection or a TV antenna) and a connection to a home network router in order to send live TV anywhere in the world where a Apple device has a connection to the Internet.

Broadway will have a suggested retail price of $199 and will be available in North America in about six weeks.

A picture of Broadway can be found here:

http://www.hauppauge.com/site/press/pctv/pctv_presspictures/Broadway2T_unit-front.png

About Hauppauge

Hauppauge Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP) is a leading developer and manufacturer of digital TV and data broadcast receiver products for personal computers. Through its Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc., PCTV Systems Sarl and Hauppauge Digital Europe subsidiaries, the company designs and develops digital video boards for TV-in-a-window, digital video editing and video conferencing. The Company is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, with R&D offices in New York, Braunschweig, Germany and Taipei, administrative offices in New York, Singapore, Taiwan, Ireland and Luxembourg, and sales offices in Germany, London, Paris, The Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Singapore and California. The Company's Internet web site can be found at http://www.hauppauge.com. Hauppauge and WinTV are registered trademarks of Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Other product or service names herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.


Hauppauge Launches New Dual Format Mobile Digital TV Receiver, with Integrated TV Antenna

WinTV-Aero-m can Receive the New Mobile Digital TV broadcasts Promoted by the OMVC, Plus Current over-the-air High Definition ATSC Broadcasts


2011 International CES

LAS VEGAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--2011 International CES, Booth C9542: Hauppauge Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP), the world's leading developer and manufacturer of TV tuner products for personal computers, has launched its latest digital TV receiver, the WinTV-Aero-m. WinTV-Aero-m is used to watch live, over-the-air, digital TV on a PC-based laptop or netbook.

Live TV received by WinTV-Aero-m can be watched in a window, so you can work on your laptop or netbook while watching uninterrupted live TV. Simply plug WinTV-Aero-m into the USB port on a Windows based laptop or netbook, extend the antenna, and scan for over-the-air TV channels being broadcast in your area. In a few minutes you will be watching live over-the-air digital TV on your laptop or netbook screen.

There are two types of over-the-air digital TV being broadcast in the U.S.; the Mobile Digital TV broadcasts which are designed for mobile TV reception such as in a car or a train, and the high definition ATSC digital TV broadcasts, which typically are received from a fixed location such as a coffee shop or in a home. The WinTV-Aero-m can receive both types of broadcasts, and therefore is a universal digital TV receiver for the U.S.

Mobile Digital TV broadcasts are relatively new in the United States, having just started in 2010. But a consortium of TV broadcasters, called the Mobile Content Venture, intends to roll out Mobile Digital TV to 20 U.S. markets in 2011. Since the WinTV-Aero-m can also receive ATSC broadcasts which have been broadcasted since 1999, a user who purchases the WinTV-Aero-m has made a future proof purchase. If they are not in an area which can receive Mobile Digital TV today, they can still watch ATSC broadcasts from a fixed location and then watch Mobile Digital TV on their netbook while they travel once those broadcasts become available.

If a viewer is watching high definition ATSC broadcasts, TV can be displayed full screen giving a TV watching experience equal to that from the best HD TV sets.

WinTV-Aero-m will have a MSRP of $69 and will be available through consumer electronics retailers throughout the U.S. A picture of the WinTV-Aero-m can be found here:

http://www.hauppauge.com/site/press/presspictures/Aero-m_laptop2.png

About Hauppauge

Hauppauge Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP) is a leading developer and manufacturer of digital TV and data broadcast receiver products for personal computers. Through its Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc., PCTV Systems Sarl and Hauppauge Digital Europe subsidiaries, the company designs and develops digital video boards for TV-in-a-window, digital video editing and video conferencing. The Company is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, with R&D offices in New York, Braunschweig, Germany and Taipei, administrative offices in New York, Singapore, Taiwan, Ireland and Luxembourg, and sales offices in Germany, London, Paris, The Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Singapore and California. The Company's Internet web site can be found at http://www.hauppauge.com. Hauppauge and WinTV are registered trademarks of Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Other product or service names herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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Hauppauge debuts Broadway live TV streamer for iPhones and iPads, WinTV-Aero-m receiver for PCs