Tag Archives: SDV

Comcast Begins Deploying SDV Tuning Adapters

Last Friday TiVoCommunity member jtmal0723 received a letter from Comcast informing him that they’d begin offering the Tuning Adapter for Switched Digital Video channels this Monday, October 6th. And he ran right out and picked one up yesterday. In his … Continue reading

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CableCARD Continues To Struggle In Consumer Devices

In a filing yesterday with the FCC on the current status on CableCARD deployments the NCTA revealed that there have been a total of over 374,000 CableCARDs deployed for use in Unidirectional Digital Cable Products (UDCPs), such as the TiVo … Continue reading

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Microsoft Working On SDV Support For Windows Media Center

According to this post at The Green Button by Charlie Nilsson, Program Manager for Microsoft eHome Division, Microsoft is working on support for the Tuning Adapter in Windows Media Center to allow MCPC users to handle Switched Digital Video. The … Continue reading

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CableLabs Approves Motorola And Cisco Tuning Adapters

The Motorola MTR700 and the Cisco STA1520, which we knew were slated for Wave 60 certification testing at the end of June, have both passed, as reported by Multichannel News. With both major vendors’ Tuning Adapters certified, cable MSOs should … Continue reading

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TiVo 9.4 Update Does Have YouTube Support, Launch Imminent

When I reported on the release of the 9.4 software for the TiVo Series3 & TiVo HD on Tuesday, I speculated on whether the update also included the promised YouTube support. Well, that question has been answered – it is … Continue reading

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