Elgato Unveils EyeTV Mobile, World’s First DTT/Freeview Tuner for the iPad 2’s Dock
Munich/Germany – August 30, 2011 – Elgato will unveil the EyeTV Mobile, the world’s first TV tuner for the iPad 2’s dock connector, at this week’s IFA 2011. The ultra-compact DTT/Freeview tuner connects directly to the dock connector and receives the television signal from a miniature telescopic aerial or a rod aerial. EyeTV Mobile turns your iPad 2 into a mobile television. The free EyeTV Mobile app provides a full range of TV viewing features including pause, rewind, and record. EyeTV Mobile is priced at EUR 99.95€/GBP 99.95£ and will be available in late September. Elgato will present EyeTV Mobile at IFA in hall 12, booth 104.
Watch and record live television anywhere on your iPad 2
EyeTV Mobile connects directly to the dock connector. It receives the television signal from an aerial so it does not require an internet connection and gives you unlimited TV without touching your data plan. Simply open the EyeTV Mobile app to enjoy a full range of TV viewing features on your iPad 2 including pause, rewind, and record. EyeTV Mobile includes everything you need to watch TV; the EyeTV Mobile app is free and is available on the App Store.
The EyeTV Mobile receiver comes with a miniature telescopic aerial (MCX), a rod aerial with magnetic base and removable suction cup, a printed Quick Start Guide, and a USB charging cable (intended for use with the EyeTV Mobile battery, not designed to charge an iPad). The EyeTV Mobile app requires an iPad 2 and iOS 4.3.3 or newer. EyeTV Mobile supports MPEG-2 standard definition video. MPEG-2 HD and MPEG-4/H.264 TV channels are not supported. Freeview HD or DVB-T2 is not supported.
Pricing & Availability
EyeTV Mobile is priced at EUR 99.95€/GBP 99.95£ and will be available in late September from Elgato at www.elgato.com or most computer retailers. The EyeTV Mobile is free and is available on the App Store.
Elgato produces award-winning TV software together with a complete range of TV tuners and capture devices to watch, record, and edit TV and HDTV on Macs and PCs. Elgato is the home of EyeTV, the world’s leading television solution for Mac computers. Elgato also produces a variety of world-class H.264 video conversion and streaming products. Elgato is privately held with offices in Munich, Germany and San Francisco, California.