Home Automation

Nicholas Leippe nick at leippe.com
Wed Feb 21 10:12:58 MST 2007

On Wednesday 21 February 2007 09:32, Jesse Stay wrote:
> Vista Media Center now supports HDTV (previous XP versions didn't) -
> I've never tried to make a DVD or VCD off of HDTV though.  I imagine
> you could probably at least convert the video to another format and
> burn it if not.  My biggest frustration however is that there is no
> way to get the HDTV from your cable or satellite box to your PC in
> HDTV form.  It all has to be over-the-air for that to happen.  I think
> this is more of a limitation of the Cable and Satellite companies
> though, that I imagine will be fixed in the near or distant future (if
> IPTV doesn't beat them to it).

This is by design and will not be fixed.  DRM.
You can, however, bypass it with equipment or modifications to your equipment 
by this company: http://www.169time.com/

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