Daily Archives: Monday, August 27, 2007

Zap2it Labs shut down imminent, Schedules Direct is live

Well, the September 1 shut down of Zap2it Labs is almost here, ending the availability of free guide data for users of MythTV, GB-PVR, and other software. As posted previously, Schedules Direct is stepping in with a subscription service to … Continue reading

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A new way to do image re-targeting

This isn’t the kind of thing I normally post about, but it was just too cool to pass by. TechCrunch posted this video of a demonstration of ‘image re-targeting’ by Dr. Ariel Shamir and Dr. Shai Avidan. Re-targeting is basically … Continue reading

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More hope for SDV on TiVo Series3 and TiVo HD

I’ve written about Switched Digital Video issues on TiVo before. Well, it looks like past speculation has been spot on – the proposed solution is a USB 2.0 dongle that would connect to UDCPs (Unidirectional Digital Cable Products) and handle … Continue reading

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