EyeTV Common Interface expands EyeTV solutions to receive PayTV programming

Elgato ships USB 2.0 Interface for CAMs, Viaccess module bundled

Munich, May 20, 2007 – EyeTV Common Interface is a USB 2.0 Interface for DVB Conditional Access Modules (CAMs), enabling owners of an EyeTV solution to receive and decrypt PayTV programming. EyeTV CI has a clean, aluminium design and is immediately and exclusively available in Sweden. A Viaccess CAM is included.

Together with a PayTV subscription smartcard (sold seperately) and the included Viaccess CAM, EyeTV users can expand their DVB-T solutions to receive premium programming such as sports highlights, blockbuster movies, and all the latest TV shows.

EyeTV detects EyeTV Common Interface automatically. Power for the interface as well as the CAM is supplied by the USB 2.0 bus.

Pricing & Availability

EyeTV Common Interface is available immediately for 1.399 Swedish Krona incl. VAT in the Elgato Online Store and in retail outlets. The box includes EyeTV Common Interface, a Viaccess CAM, a Quick Start Guide and a USB cable.

System Requirements

· Macintosh Computer with a PowerPC G4, G5, or Intel Core Prozessor
· 512 MB of RAM
· built-in USB 2.0 port
· Mac OS X Version v10.4 (or later)
· EyeTV 3.0.2 (or later)
· a DVB-T or DVB-S receiver supported by EyeTV
· a pay TV subscription/smartcard based on Viaccess

About Elgato Systems

Elgato Systems is the home of internationally acclaimed EyeTV software, the world’s leading TV software for the Mac. Elgato’s award-winning EyeTV hardware offers a complete range of solutions to watch, record, and edit Standard Definition Television (SDTV) and High Definition Television (HDTV) on the Mac, and create video content for the iPod®, Apple TV™, and iPhone™.

Founded in 1992 by Markus Fest, the creator of Toast® software, Elgato is a privately held company with headquarters in Munich, Germany and a US subsidiary in San Francisco, California.

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