updated 02:20 pm EDT, Mon June 2, 2003
Formac Electronic today announced the , its second-generation FireWire TV recording solution. It features improved TV and video quality and a new release of its TVR software with a redesigned interface and and new features, such as pausing of live TV. Studio TVR incorporates two new hardware components, including the latest Philips TV-Tuner for improved reception, performance, and TV quality and a new DV CODEC, which features adaptive bitrate allocation to deliver improved encoding quality. The updated software also includes a cropping feature for commercials, a favorite channel list, and a library for recordings and schedules as well as integration with the free online program guide from TitanTV. It is due early this month for $400.