Following up on their successful internal PCIe model, Ceton has announced a new USB version of its quad-tuner CableCARD solution for HTPCs. Now available for pre-order, the box joins its older brother at the new reduced pricepoint of $299. InfiniTV adds native DVR support to Windows Media Canter, streaming features, and a host of other bells and whistles to any Windows 7 based PC with Media Center
Watching and recording up to four live HD channels at once;
Streaming live HD channels or recordings to multiple TVs and making Digital Video Recording (DVR) available on virtually every TV using Windows Media Center Extenders;
Enjoying cable TV, Internet TV, music, photos, videos and more, all through one device, with the Media Center experience from Microsoft;
Eliminating cable set-top boxes and their expensive rental fees;
Sharing individual tuners with other Windows 7-based PCs to enable watching TV programming on PC displays as well as TV sets.
Shipping on September 19th, the InfiniTV USB is available for pre-order at major retailers like Amazon, NewEgg, and more. CableCARD provides just the encryption/decryption hardware that’s present in your cable box to an HTPC, enabling it to capture the straight digital signal right from your cable system for optimal quality. You can also stream your recorded or even live content to any Windows Media Extender or XBox 360 through your home network.