Play.com has priced PlayTV for the PlayStation 3 at 99.99 and is set to be released by the end of March in the UK. Here is their description.
Play TV is the way to receive, record and programme digital terrestrial television through your PlayStation 3. Simply plug your TV aerial into the Play TV TV-tuner, and connect to your PS3 via the USB cable provided. Instantly you will be able to receive more TV and radio channels than before, and will have total control of your TV viewing.
- Record and view your favourite programmes at the same time - Play TV enables you to record both Standard Definition as well as High Definition
- Personal Video Recorder functionality - watch live TV, pause, fast forward and rewind
- Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) to show what's on, now and next - up to 7 days in advance in certain countries
- Mobile TV functionality - export content easily from PS3 HDD to PSP - watch TV on the go! Thanks to live streaming, you can watch your favourite show whilst abroad
- Channel surf with either your BD remote or your Sixaxis
You can check our older post which shows the PlayTV demonstration.
Check play.com for ordering information.
Unfortunately there are no plans for North America as of yet.
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