If you are looking to improve your home theater experience, the Platinum HD is a natural fit. By connecting any of your HD video sources directly to the box you now have the ability to stream your live TV programs to multiple PC’s simultaneously around the home using your existing home network. If you have Media Center PC’s, platinum Hd will allow you to watch TV on them without requiring a TV Tuner card installed or even a TV connection in that room. Platinum HD enables any network connected PC to pause, rewind, fast forward and even record your favorite TV shows to your PC’s hard disk. If archiving of your favorite shows is important, then use the software client to Burn them onto a DVD. Don’t leave your home theater experience at home, Platinum HD allows you watch and control you home TV, set top box or DVD player from anywhere in the world from a broadband Internet connected PC or mobile phone.
Home Viewing Over The Home Network
- Watch your television programming in DVD quality anywhere in your home
- Supports multiple users who can each watch/record the same program simultaneously over the home network through our patent-pending VBooster Multicast technology.
- Eliminates the installation of TV connections and the expense of set-top boxes in every room.
- Quality of Service algorithm ensures smooth delivery of video and audio to all clients, or any priority client the user may select.
Remote Viewing Over The Internet
- Watch your local television programming from anywhere in the world with a broadband internet connection.
- Other members of the household can watch the same programming at DVD quality on the wired home network simultaneously.
- Out-of-Sight Remote Control: PC client provides full control from the PC for virtually any type of A/V device, including PVRs, digital cable boxes, and satellite TV receivers.
Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista Media Center PC compatibility
Platinum HD creates a virtual TV tuner for Media Center PC’s, eliminating the need for both a TV Tuner to be installed in the PC and a TV connection in the room you wish enjoy your Media Center experience.
DVD Quality Video
Platinum HD uses a high-performance video compression chipset and utilizes the standard MPEG-2 (and optionally MPEG-4) format
to provide the best possible video quality and DVD compatibility over the home wireless network. Furthermore, the chip is capable of
simultaneously encoding the video source at low data rates using the MPEG-4 format for remote viewing over a broadband internet connection
by a single client. Watch your television programming in DVD quality anywhere in your home.
Smooth Viewing Experience
Platinum HD leverages proprietary VBooster technology to deliver an optimal viewing experience.
Users can watch high quality video (up to 30Mbps full D1 MPEG-2) over their home network on any number of computers (“multicast”).
Users can continue to use their home network for all the services they are used to (web browsing, e-mail, chats, printing, file transfer, etc.), while watching high quality video. VBooster, while introducing powerful new functionality, leaves your home network intact.
Automatic adjustment of encoder parameters based on dynamic calculation of the available network bandwidth, to ensure smooth delivery of the video stream to all the clients on the network.