equinux announces "Live TV", a free iPhone app to watch live TV
South San Francisco, USA / Munich, Germany − December 18, 2008:
equinux announced today the free iPhone app "Live TV", a program designed to watch live TV on your iPhone. "Live TV" shows all TV channels that the TV software, The Tube receives. "Live TV" gets live TV signals via Placeshift in the same wireless local area network (WLAN) as your Mac. The easily operable user interface allows users to choose all channels directly on their iPhone.
"Live TV" shows the current TV channels that The Tube provides in the same WLAN in an optimized resolution for your iPhone. As soon as your iPhone is registered with The Tube, you'll be able to watch all available channels on your iPhone with a simple click. And you can also change channels in "Live TV" just that easily.
"With 'Live TV' we're opening up an entirely new media experience on iPhone", said equinux CEO Till Schadde. "'Live TV' underlines our technical innovation and our commitment to the field of media."
Price and Availability
"Live TV" will soon be free to download from the iTunes App Store. To be able to enjoy live television on your iPhone with "Live TV", you'll need the TV software, The Tube 2.9.2. The Tube is delivered with the TubeStick, the TV receiver from equinux and currently supports more than 20 different TV receivers including those from Hauppauge.
About The Tube
The Tube is the most innovative and modern TV solution for Mac users. The Tube brings digital and analog TV to your Mac.You can watch live television, pause running shows (Timeshift), go through the TV listings in the electronic program guide (EPG) and schedule recordings. With Placeshift, you can stream live TV to friends via iChat and enjoy Live TV on your iPhone. The Tube is the only TV application with TubeTalk live-chat and a lot of other amazing community features. With the web service, TubeToGo, you can watch and program recordings via the internet on your iPhone or iPod touch online. The Tube supports more than 20 TV devices and is localized in English, French, German, Italian and Spanish.