Friday, January 29, 2010

Love a Humax PVR. Personal Video Recorder

If you are a British Expat living overseas for any period of time and want to keep up with your favourite UK comedy and drama or merely want to “feel at home” with the need to catch BBC ONE News then will deliver 24/7 for the period of your subscription.
Being away from home means time zones at odds with UK time. Your dedicated Humax PVR eliminates time zone issues allowing you to record UK television anywhere and anytime in your current location with the flexibility to watch at your leisure.
Simply use your remote (shipped with a Slingcatcher™) to record your favourite BBC ONE program in a couple of easy steps. hosts a Humax Personal Video Recorder (PVR) alongside a Slingbox™ in the UK Facilities.
This is part of your account and completes your time shift experience. Record and replay any of the channels listed  anywhere and wherever you want with your remote control. Or even via your laptop virtual remote or iPhone™ Slingplayer™ app using a WiFi network. More about that later.
For a full list of all the channels    
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Pictured, the minimum specification Humax PVR 9150-T hosted in the UK facilities and dedicated to your account 24/7 for the period of your subscription.

 humax PVR special features.

  • Simultaneous viewing of one channel and recording another channel.
  • Simultaneous playback of any  previous recording and recording of 2 channels.
  • Up to 200 hours of recording on an integrated 320GB HDD*
  • Pause & Play live TV (Time Shift Recording)
  • Simple record scheduling in Electronic Program Guide (EPG) coming soon…

* Recording time a function of the GB capacity of the HDD.

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Tuesday, January 26, 2010

What is Slingbox™ Technology about. ?…. a brief overview. will be using Slingbox™ technology. A brief overview of the hardware and software can simplify the learning curve.

What is a Slingbox™?

A Slingbox™ can redirect one of its inputs to a single computer located on a local network or remotely, when using a broadband Internet connection, anywhere in the world. Only one user can access a single Slingbox™ at a time. Accessing content using a Slingbox™ is known as placeshifting.
A Slingbox™ connects a TV source (via coaxial cable, composite cables, component cables, or an S-video cable) to an existing Internet connection. Users can change channels from a remote location.
Slingplayer software on a user's computer connects to the Slingbox™ over the Internet and provides the user interface for viewing the video stream and changing channels.
A virtual remote controls all connected devices and changes the channels with the use of the computer mouse.
For viewing remotely on a TV rather than a user’s computer a SlingCatcher™ is connected to the Internet and the remote TV and controlled by a remote that ships with the Slingcatcher™


With your Slingbox™  is dedicated to your account 24/7.


What is a Slingcatcher™?

A set top box connected to the Internet which enables users to watch their television remotely, without the need for a computer.The SlingCatcher™  ships with a hardware remote which delivers a normal television experience.
A SlingCatcher™ connected to a Slingbox™ over a broadband Internet connection can enable remote TV viewing of material that is subscribed to, such as a satellite or a cable service. While a Slingbox™ is capable of taking a video stream and funnelling it to your computer or cell phone.


What is slingplayer™ software?

The Slingbox™ utilizes Sling Media's proprietary SlingPlayer™ software to display audio and video on Microsoft Windows, Apple Macintosh running Mac OS X, and selected mobile devices.
The Slingplayer™ software includes a live video buffer to pause, fast-forward, and rewind up to 60 minutes of live video, a customized channel/program guide, and a web-based user account to assist in finding and connecting to the Slingbox™ via a broadband internet connection.
One of the best resources for Sling Media™ devices is the Sling Community.
Everything you need to know about Sling technology related to the
Slingbox™, SlingCatcher™ and Slingplayer™ software and a lot more.


A complete time and place shift


The ability to watch TV anywhere in the world is complimented with a Humax PVR which is dedicated to your account and hosted by us in the UK facilities.
The Humax PVR completes the time shift functionality with full record and playback capabilities.


Next : More about the Humax PVR


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Monday, January 25, 2010 is getting closer….

so what is gives you the ability to watch LIVE British television from anywhere in the world, via your own unique and dedicated feed from our facilities in the UK. 
Soon you will be able to sign up for a 3 hour free trial and enjoy instant access to the service.

What channels will I receive?

All of the channels that are currently available on the UK Freeview service are available via  All delivered in high quality across the Internet, accessible anywhere in the world.
For a full list of all the channels    

Why would you want it?

Keep up to date with all the best of British TV including soaps, sporting events, movies, documentaries, news and events.
Easy setup - Most of which is done by us
Low cost
Unrestricted access
24 hours a day 7 days a week

How does it all work?

The ukTelevision service is based upon the Slingbox technology. A television signal is received in the UK and pushed through the Slingbox across the Internet to either a computer attached to the Internet or to a TV connected to a Sling Catcher device.
You will receive broadcast quality transmission anywhere in the world.
We host all the technology needed, you simply create an account and purchase as much viewing time as you want.
A typical setup : Network set up.
* To broadcast to external devices like TVs or recording devices a Sling Catcher device is required. This can be purchased independently or we can supply one at an additional charge.


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Friday, January 22, 2010 Coming soon…

Get British TV anywhere in the world with
This is a unique service providing our customers the opportunity to watch British TV as it is broadcast.

Just some of the channels you can enjoy..
Plus many more channels and radio stations …… allows access to a dedicated Slingbox and Humax DVR over an internet connection.
  • Watch live British TV with a Slingcatcher for your TV or Slingplayer software for your PC
  • Full recording facilities, record an episode of your favourite show or record the entire series in a couple of steps using your personal remote.
  • Pause and rewind live TV
  • Low monthly subscription

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