Simple.TV Announces Latest Streaming DVR

Posted Mon Nov 11, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST by

The company's second generation streaming DVR device will be available next month.

In a partnership with SiliconDust USA Inc., Simple.TV has detailed plans to release its newest DVR system. The device promises to deliver live and recorded over-the-air broadcast content to any supported connected device.

"We're extremely pleased to be partnering with Silicondust, the leaders in networked TV tuners," said Mark Ely, CEO of Simple.TV. "Their exceptional hardware design, manufacturing, and distribution capabilities are a perfect match with our TV everywhere services and applications. Together, we will deliver an exceptional streaming DVR solution for consumers who are looking to combine the best of broadcast content with OTT streaming."

The Simple.TV by SiliconDust features a dual tuner with an HDTV Antenna Input, a ClearQAM Cable Input, an Ethernet connection, and a USB 2.0 connection for recording media to external storage. Through supported iOS, Android, Roku and PC/Mac apps, you can stream live TV, record shows, and then watch them anywhere. The DVR's TV server capabilities allow for live and recorded streaming to up to 5 devices at the same time, and the dual tuner makes it possible to watch one show and record another simultaneously.

The device is set to launch in the US on December 12 for $250. A bundle that comes with one year of premium service which offers remote access to media, offline viewing for mobile devices, and automatic series recording, will retail for $300. A third bundle with lifetime premium service will also be available for $400.

Sources: Simple.TV, Engadget

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