HAVA Platinum HD
Monsoon’s HAVA Gold and HAVA Platinum full-featured video streaming devices are now available through Fry’s Electronics, TigerDirect.com and other select retailers nationwide. The boxes allow you to view and control your live TV feed from anywhere through a broadband-connected PC or mobile phone (think Slingbox). The HAVA Gold retails for $129.99 while Platinum HD is $159.99. Full features listed after the jump.
Monsoon HAVA Gold and Platinum HD Features:
- View and control live TV on PCs connected to the home network or from anywhere in the world using a broadband-connected PC or mobile phone.
- Connects to any TV source including Cable, Satellite, DVD, TiVo and Camcorders
- Multicast video to multiple PCs simultaneously
- Windows XP Media Center Edition integration – appears as an installed TV-tuner card (HAVA Platinum HD only)
- Enables TiVo-like functionality on the PC. Users can record, store, pause, rewind and fast forward stored video (HAVA Platinum HD Only)
- Schedule and record programs for later viewing (HAVA Platinum HD only)
- Allows burning of stored material to DVD (HAVA Platinum HD only)
- All inputs include a pass through connector, eliminating the use of splitters when connecting HAVA to home video equipment
- Streams video at an average of 6 Mbps directly to PCs in home network in MPEG-2 full D1, full screen at 720 x 480 pixels
- Component Input and support for native 16:9 display ratio – “HD capable” (HAVA Platinum HD only)