Posted Wed Apr 27, 2016 at 05:15 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The upcoming over-the-air DVR will not require an on-going monthly subscription fee.
TiVo has announced the latest addition to its DVR lineup. The new TiVo Roamio OTA 1TB offers hefty storage and no monthly service charge.
"The TiVo Roamio OTA 1TB is in a class of its own," said Ira Bahr, TiVo's Chief Marketing and Retail Sales Officer. "It delivers the unparalleled TiVo DVR experience, as well as an intuitive integration between free over-the-air HD channels and major streaming services. No other device brings everything you watch together into one single, easy-to-use interface."
The TivO Roamio OTA 1TB is capable of recording up to 150 hours of over-the-air HD content from local networks like ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS and Univision over an HD antenna. Likewise, the DVR also offers access to several streaming apps, including Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Instant Video and YouTube. Here's a full rundown of features:
- Storage: 1TB (up to 150 HD hours)
- Tuners: 4 tuners
- SkipMode: Skip commercial breaks of recorded shows with the press of a single button
- QuickMode: Watch recordings 30 percent faster with pitch-corrected audio
- OnePass™: Consolidate episodes of your favorite shows available via Over-the-Air broadcast or via internet video services such as Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Instant Video, and create a universal watch list across all providers
- OneSearch™: Search across local channels and internet video services to find which shows are available and where they can be found
- Casting: Cast your favorite Netflix and YouTube video from your mobile device to the TiVo Roamio OTA 1TB6. No need to buy a Chromecast™ dongle; casting is built-in.
- Tru Multi Room™ Video: Works with the industry-leading TiVo Minis. Live, Recorded and Over-the-Top (OTT) content with the same interface on every TV in your home7, including power features such as SkipMode.
- Compatibility with TiVo Stream: Stream and download live and recorded TV to iOS and Android™ smartphones and tablets, both in and out of home8. Or watch your recorded shows on an Amazon Fire™ TV or Apple TV® in another room of your home.
- Free mobile application: Manage your recordings on your TiVo Roamio OTA 1TB through remote OnePass management
The TivO Roamio OTA 1TB will be available starting May 2 from Amazon, Best Buy, and TiVo.com. Suggested retail price is a one-time payment of $400 including TiVo service.
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