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InterVideo's WinDVR and Hauppauge's WinTV-USB in a bundle

Written by Jari Ketola @ 03 Jul 2002 8:48 User comments (1)

InterVideo, Inc. and Hauppauge announced the availability of a new product bundle to view and record TV on a PC. The WinDVR (InterVideo software) and WinTV-USB (Hauppauge hardware) bundle gives users high-quality digital recording of favorite shows plus the ability to pause, instant replay and skip commercials on live TV.
"The combination of the Hauppauge WinTV-USB and InterVideo’s WinDVR is a great solution for watching and recording TV on desktop and laptop PC’s" said Ken Plotkin, CEO of Hauppauge. "This combination will make a great Digital VCR for Windows users."

The WinDVR/WinTV-USB bundle is an external device with a 125 channel cable-ready TV tuner with software features usually only seen on high-end television sets, like previewing 16 channels at once. The bundle lets users Record TV to a hard drive as high quality digital (MPEG) files or even to watch TV while working with its resizable TV window. The WinDVR/WinTV-USB bundle offers a variety of other multimedia functions such as the ability to snap and print screen shots of TV and movies, compatibility with Internet videoconferencing applications like Microsoft's NetMeeting and recording of video clips from a TV, VCR or camcorder to create your own high-impact presentations.

"Setting up your computer to record to your favorite shows automatically to your hard drive and then watching them at your convenience is extraordinarily convenient and fun to do," said Steve Ro, CEO and co-founder of InterVideo. "The WinDVR/WinTV-USB from Hauppauge and InterVideo is an outstanding and easy-to-use bundle for those who want to watch and record TV on a PC."

The WinDVR/WinTV-USB contains everything a user needs to get started watching and recording TV on a PC -- no other hardware or software is needed. Included in the bundle is InterVideo’s WinDVR (Retail Price $49.95), WinTV-USB with 125 channel cable ready (mono audio) TV tuner, Audio cable for connecting to sound card, WinTV-USB QuickInstallation guide and the WinTV-USB Installation CD-ROM with: WinTV 32 application, WinTV2000 application, WinTV SnapShot, an AVI capture program, NetMeeting and NetMeeting updates.

Availability
The WinDVR/WinTV-USB bundle is available immediately at InterVideo’s web site (www.intervideo.com) for $99.95.

Separately, all of InterVideo’s software is available for purchase at www.intervideo.com.

About InterVideo, Inc.
InterVideo is a leading provider of DVD software and offers a broad suite of advanced digital video and audio multimedia software products that allow users to record, edit, author, distribute and play digital multimedia content on PCs and consumer electronics devices. InterVideo’s software is bundled with products sold by eight of the top ten PC manufacturers, ranked in terms of sales by IDC, including Dell Products L.P., Fujitsu Limited, Fujitsu Siemens Computers GmbH, HP, Medion AG, Sony Corporation and Toshiba Corporation. The company is headquartered in Fremont, CA and with regional offices in Europe, Taiwan and Japan. For more information contact InterVideo at 510/651-0888 or visit the Web site at www.intervideo.com.

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111.4.2003 14:25

Is this available only on WinTV-USB, because I have WinTV-PVR-250???

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