Elgato’s Tivizen turns your iPad into a mobile television

Munich, 13.4.2011 – Today, Elgato announced Tivizen, the perfect mobile TV tuner solution for iPad and iPhone. Elgato‘s Tivizen is a stylish mobile TV tuner for DTT (Freeview), which sends a live TV signal over an integrated Wi-Fi hotspot straight to your iPad or iPhone – all wireless. Watch, pause and rewind live TV on your iPad or iPhone with the free Tivizen app. With a battery life of up to 3.5 hours Elgato’s Tivizen is the ideal solution for mobile TV entertainment. Like all other TV solutions by Elgato, Tivizen can also be used as a TV tuner for Mac and PC. The product comes with Elgato’s EyeTV for Mac and THC software for Windows 7. Tivizen is available immediately at a price of EUR 149.95/GBP 149.95£.

Live-TV and recording with the Tivizen app
The free Tivizen app is perfectly tailored to connect your iPad and iPhone with the mobile TV tuner. Enjoy live television on your iPad and iPhone with the Tivizen app and pause and rewind TV shows. The app takes its TV program information from the DTT data stream. An Internet connection is not needed. The app shows the user which program is currently showing and which will follow and the user can start recording on iPad or iPhone.

Easy to set-up, fully equipped
In additon to the mobile TV tuner, Elgato’s Tivizen comes with rechargeable batteries, a USB cable for connecting to a USB port or a charger. Also included is the TV software for Mac and PC. The free Tivizen app is available on the App Store. Elgato’s Tivizen comes with an integrated, extendable antenna and its own Wi-Fi hotspot. The device is ready for use within minutes of it being turned on. The app connects to the tuner and automatically starts a program search.

TV software for Mac and Windows 7 included
Elgato’s Tivizen is delivered with a licence of the award-winning software EyeTV for Mac. Enjoy live TV wireless on your Mac. Watch, record, rewind live TV, edit out unwanted content, and export your recordings automatically to sync with iPod, iPhone or Apple TV. For PCs running Windows 7, a licence is included for the THC software which lets users connect wireless to Tivizen and offers many of the EyeTV features on Windows.

System Requirements
The Tivizen app is available for iPad2, iPad, iPhone 4 or iPod touch (fourth generation), and iPhone 3GS or iPod touch (3rd generation, 32 GB and 64 GB capacity models) with iOS 4.2 or later. EyeTV requires a Macintosh Computer with an Intel Core Processor and Mac OS X v10.5.8 or newer. THC requires Windows 7 and a 2.0 GHz Intel/AMD CPU or better. All PC platforms require 1 GB RAM and a network interface supporting 802.11g.

Pricing & Availability
Elgato Tivizen is available immediately at a price of EUR 149.95/GBP 149.95£. You can buy Tivizen from Elgato at www.elgato.com or most Mac retailers. The free Tivizen app is available on the App Store.

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