updated 11:15 am EDT, Thu September 30, 2004
EasyWatch DVB-T PC card
Elgato and SCM Microsystems today announced "the first" , allowing Mac users to view digital terrestrial TV on their PowerBook. EasyWatch uses Elgato's EyeTV software to allow users to receive DVB-T signals on any PC-card enabled PowerBook. Elgato's EyeTV software can be used to receive digital TV as well as record to the hard drive and timeshift (pause and replay live TV), archive directly to DVD, and schedule recordings over the Internet using an electronic program guide. The EasyWatch DVB-T card will be available in Germany on October 7th for 250€. It is being sold by Satelco bundled with a functional DVB-T antenna by Kathrein, which can be clamped to the display of a PowerBook.