Archive for November, 2006

Virtual Remote Design Update

November 27th, 2006

Tweaked the layout for the “Virtual Remote Control” MythTV interface. Still got some issues with CSS support in IE to resolve, but it looks great in Firefox. If anyone has some tips on fixing the IE roll over button issues please let me know via the OpenMedia Support email address.

MythWeb Virtual mythfrontend Remote Control

November 26th, 2006

I have been working on a web based remote control add on for MythWeb. This will allow you to control a remote MythTV frontend without using a remote control or keyboard. My thanks to Mike Poublon on the MythTV-Users email list for providing the original template code, and the images are based on Etiquette Icons [...]

BBC: DTT viewers expect HD services

November 22nd, 2006

In an interesting post on Digital Sky it appears that UK views expect their DTT platform to supply HD programming. This might be an interesting indication to the NZ broadcasters looking at starting their own DTT service. Also here in NZ it appears that a large number of consumers assume that the new Digital TV [...]

MythTV Performance Hacks

November 21st, 2006

Appears ExtremeTech has published a recent article titled “MythTV Performance Hacks” based on a chapter from their book Hacking MythTV.

CanWest to launch 2 additional Digital TV channels

November 21st, 2006

Finally some news from CanWest CanWest insists free-to-air digital TV can make a profit – NZ Herald For more updates have a look at OpenMedia’s Digital TV News Page.