IPTV Receiver Overview – Exterity R9300

We are constantly evaluating IPTV receivers, evaluating streaming capability, options for creating and updating playlists, and how well they perform in an integrated system control environment. In general, there are two classes of players: Basic IPTV players that present a list of titles, selected by an IR remote. Simple setup for playlist, select from list with IR…

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IPTV Receiver Overview – Amino A140/H140

We are constantly evaluating IPTV receivers, evaluating streaming capability, options for creating and updating playlists, and how well they perform in an integrated system control environment. In general, there are two classes of players: Basic IPTV players that present a list of titles, selected by an IR remote. Simple setup for playlist, select from list with…

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Behold the Common Coax Cable.

RF COAX is common in the sense it has delivered HD entertainment in every home and apartment you’ve lived in, delivering RF cable, off-air, and satellite channels. For cable users, coax carries high-speed Internet and telephone service as well. Coax also carries HD-SDI video in network studios, TV stations and houses of worship. Corporate and civic sites distribute…

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Yes, You Can Insert HD Programs into your Cable (and not be Bad Rob Lowe)

First, a disclaimer – I recently changed to Comcast Xfinity from DirecTV, and did not become bad Rob Lowe. In fact, I can record more shows at the same time, access many free on demand TV shows, and have blazing Internet speeds. I’ve also noticed that cable companies have become easier to work with for commercial applications – primarily offering several ways to…

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Doug’s Q-Tips – Next-Gen QMOD Scaling

Broadcast-quality modulators deliver great digital channels – but only if the video feed meets broadcast standards. Consumer modulator can accept less-than-perfect video, but the channel quality is far below broadcast standards. The new QMODs use totally new processing to deliver an integration-quality solution. Each modualtor/encoder feature a hardware HD scaler for…

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Doug’s Q-Tips – QMOD/QIP Web Pages and Menus

While the new QMOD and QIP encoders add a lot of new features and abilities, we’ve engineered the process to be a similar to previous QMOD setup as possible. It’s even easier as we’ve added a Quick Setup Menu to simplify the basics – channel number, RF level and assigning AV inputs. Bang – your system is up and running! Then you can move on the fine points as you need…

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