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TiVo OTA product gets full release in U.S.

Media | 01/07/2015 7:33 pm EST

TiVo Inc. said Wednesday it is widening availability in the United States of a PVR for capturing over-the-air programing, a product it released on a limited basis in the fall. The TiVo Roamio OTA is meant for people who do not have a cable- or satellite-TV subscription but wish to have the same functionality as other TiVo devices for recording and finding their favourite shows, the company said in a press release. The company said the device works with a high-definition antenna that picks up over-the-air TV signals. It said it will record up to four shows simultaneously and store up to 75...

Ottawa company brings PVR capability to over-the-air TV

Media | 06/20/2014 3:11 pm EDT

Amid the many challenges television service providers were already facing, along came an Ottawa company making devices with digital recording capabilities and electronic-guide functionality for those who rely on over-the-air signals for their TV. Nuvyyo Inc. is the maker of a device known as the Tablo. Made available in Canada and the United States in May, the Tablo is the hardware behind a personal video recorder (PVR) system. It connects to an antenna, which the user must provide separately. The user also needs to provide a USB hard drive for storing content that's recorded, as well as...