Multi-Room DVR a Reality? Blog 4/1/2009 6 comments For those of you that are unfamiliar with multi-room DVRs, this is a set top box that lets you watch stored content on another cable box in the home. So, for example, you can have the DVR in your living room recording your shows, but can watch them in your bedroom before you go to sleep. This is a great concept, and one that is starting to enter the industry.
Macrovision Connected Platform Enable Multi-Room Digital Video Recorder Applications with Tru2Way Product News 4/1/2009 Post a comment A multi-room digital video recorded (DVR) is something that I am quite interested in, and anxious to really penetrate the industry. With a multi-room DVR, content can be stored in one location and viewed in another room in the home, freeing up users from being tied to one location, or having to purchase and recording content in multiple rooms. While it is possible to have this type of functionality from media center PCs, it is not a quick and easy thing to set up, while multi-room DVRs promise
Latest news from ESC Silicon Valley News & Analysis 4/1/2009 Post a comment The tone for this year's Embedded Systems Conference Silicon Valley was set by former Apollo astronaut Ken Mattingly, who reminded a spellbound audience of the power of teamwork and selflessness.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.