Belkin has announced that they are getting into the place shifting market with their new @TV Plus device (model # G1V1000). Just like the Slingbox and Monsoon’s Vulkano the new @TV Plus will let you watch live and recorded TV anywhere your tablet, smartphone or laptop can access Wi-Fi, 3G or 4G.
They are also saying, unlike the Slingbox, the new @TV Plus will record directly on mobile devices. How that is going to specifically work we have not heard.
It is also coming with a Wi-Fi connection so that, unlike the Slingbox, you do not have to wire the box directly to your router or bridge.
The new @TV Plus will also allow up to 8 simultaneous streams (viewers) when using your in home network and one device when away from home. The Slingbox only allows one viewer at a time.
It also has lot’s of ways to connect up your set top box.
Composite: NTSC, PAL
Component: 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p50/60, 1080i50/60 Analog Stereo
Note: The input signal video format is automatically detected.
Composite: NTSC, PAL (Same as input)
Component: 480i, 576i, 480p, 576p, 720p50/60, 1080i50/60 (Same as input)
In the box you get:
- @TV Set-Top Box
- Component Cable
- RCA Cable
- Power Adapter
- IR Blaster Cable
- Ethernet Cable
The @TV Plus ships in mid-July. If you want to be one of the first to own one you can Pre-Order now on Amazon!