introduces the latest FusionHDTV 5 Express digital tuner for PCs that comply
with Microsoft Windows MCE2005 and the anticipated Windows Vista 32bit and
64bit platform. In addition to compliance with the next generation of Windows
operating system, it is also observes the Intel ViiV standard, projecting the
Media Center PC one step closer to behaving more like an appliance than a PC.
The FusionHDTV 5 Express is a high definition digital TV tuner designed to
receive & record ATSC digital terrestrial TV and NTSC analog TV for desktop
PCs equipped with the latest high bandwidth PCI Express card slots. The
inclusion of these latest technologies offers system builders and consumers a
highly flexible HDTV solution for current and future PC platforms.
5 Express includes Dvico’s proprietary “Record4Sure” technology, a feature
that conveniently switches on a PC from a power-off mode to record a scheduled
recording, assuring the user doesn’t have to leave the computer on or in
hibernation mode. It gives the user the option of recording TV in its native
high definition transport stream format or in DVD MPEG 2 format, ready for
burning to DVD. Aligning with Intel’s ViiV standard, the multi-function remote
control included also allows you to turn your PC off just like an appliance.
Unique to the
Dvico range of digital TV tuners is its sub-channel Picture-in-Picture
function for watching a subset of the same channel using a single TV tuner. An
example for use of this feature may arise where broadcasters may utilize its
broadcasting bandwidth to deliver different content or the same content in
different picture resolutions.
5 Express also common features including time-shifting for pausing and
replaying live SD or HDTV, support for electronic program guide (EPG), hi-res
still image capture, Zoom-in on pause mode, Slow-motion replays and A-B
repeat. In addition to all its features is Dvico’s world class software audio
and HD video decoder, providing maximum picture quality, stability and
compatible while using minimum CPU and memory resources. Dvico’s FusionHDTV 5
Express is compatible with Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, MCE2005 and the
upcoming VISTA 32bit and 64bit operating system. The package includes the
FusionHDTV5 Express PCI-E card, remote control, IR receiver software and