Digital Vision has launched the first USB flash drive-based digital video recorder (DVR).
The UK company says its GiGo DV-DTR1 Digital TV recorder allows users to record content and then view it on devices such as laptops.
Programmes are recorded in MPEG-2 format direct to any storage device plugged in to one of the DVR’s three front-facing USB ports.
Playback is via the GiGo or via any device that supports MPEG-2 – allowing recorded content to be played on the move.
Digital Vision said the GiGo box will be available from September for GBP £69.99 initially, although this will probably drop to £59.99.
- Record and playback digital TV
- Copy from one device to another
- Schedule recordings from the EPG onto three separate devices