AMD Brings HDTV, DVR Capabilities To PCs

AMD has introduced two new solutions to offer high-definition television (HDTV) viewing and digital video recording (DVR) capabilities on desktop and notebook PCs. With the external plug-and-play ATI TV Wonder 600 USB, a desktop or notebook PC easily becomes a feature-rich DVR for HDTVs. The easy to install TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe is a […]

AMD has introduced two new solutions to offer high-definition television (HDTV) viewing and digital video recording (DVR) capabilities on desktop and notebook PCs.

With the external plug-and-play ATI TV Wonder 600 USB, a desktop or notebook PC easily becomes a feature-rich DVR for HDTVs. The easy to install TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe is a combo tuner that can capture both locally available over-the-air and cable programming, including HDTV. The PCIe add-in card offers ClearQAM technology that captures unscrambled digital channels that may have previously been unavailable. Both products come with AMD’s Catalyst Media Center software and integrate seamlessly with Windows Vista Media Center and Windows XP Media Center Edition.

"More and more, customers are using the PC as a digital hub for TV and video capture and these solutions put The Ultimate Visual Experience in reach of almost any PC user,