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Forum: Freeview 19-08-2014, 12:52
Replies: 45
Views: 7,229
Posted By thedoppelganger
I've emailed Humax about the HDT2 iPlayer issue....

I've emailed Humax about the HDT2 iPlayer issue. They say they have no known plans to update the firmware. Very bad service from Humax - the product should see support for a few years yet given that...
Forum: Broadcasting 20-07-2014, 17:31
Replies: 110
Views: 9,819
Posted By thedoppelganger
Amongst the various error codes I've seen when...

Amongst the various error codes I've seen when trying to access iPlayer via smart TV was "error code wiggins". Not one of my user or real names. Maybe a hacker or someone at the BBC working on fixes ?
Forum: Broadcasting 18-06-2014, 09:31
Replies: 5,746
Views: 515,582
Posted By thedoppelganger
A couple of thoughts based on some latest...

A couple of thoughts based on some latest posts.

The BBC Sport app is available on a lot of devices - I have it both on a Freeview HD recorder and PS3. It's also coming to Roku and Sky's NowTV box....
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 14-06-2014, 14:52
Replies: 3
Views: 3,995
Posted By thedoppelganger
You can install the Unsupported App Store as a...

You can install the Unsupported App Store as a channel. ITV Player and a lot more are...
Forum: Broadcasting 11-05-2014, 18:50
Replies: 5,746
Views: 515,582
Posted By thedoppelganger
If you have the BBC Sports app (ie Connected TV)...

If you have the BBC Sports app (ie Connected TV) on your Freeview TV or set top box/recorder, you get 6 streams, including tracker, pits, on board, live BBC channel. It froze 3 times during the race...
Forum: Broadcasting 07-05-2014, 22:12
Replies: 5,746
Views: 515,582
Posted By thedoppelganger
I tend to agree with those who say that Sky's...

I tend to agree with those who say that Sky's coverage is better now. I think both Sky and the BBC have their strong and weak team members, but on balance Sky are now better and the BBC have weakened...
Forum: Broadcasting 17-04-2014, 12:56
Replies: 5,746
Views: 515,582
Posted By thedoppelganger
F1 Masters

Interesting that Bernie is looking at creating a new F1 Masters series

I suggested it many moons ago - sure many others have too.

For me Bernie, the races need to run on a Sunday morning and...
Forum: Broadcasting 13-12-2013, 15:16
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
Thanks. I didn't know a simliar thing had been...

Thanks. I didn't know a simliar thing had been done in the past. Interesting!
Forum: Broadcasting 11-12-2013, 11:38
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
I haven't thought this out very deeply yet so...

I haven't thought this out very deeply yet so don't shoot me down too hard, but I wonder about scoring based purely on penalty. So a win scores zero, second scores minus two, third scores minus 3...
Forum: Broadcasting 10-12-2013, 13:14
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
Double points for last race ? I agree with all...

Double points for last race ?
I agree with all the criticisms so far.
Maybe it's finally time to stop watching the artificial farce that F1 is becoming.
Forum: Broadcasting 05-12-2013, 08:16
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
Sky have removed access to USTV Now on their...

Sky have removed access to USTV Now on their NowTV/Roku box which has upset my American friend who watches the sports including F1 there. But he has Plex, so he's ok until that gets blocked too........
Forum: Broadcasting 20-11-2013, 13:17
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
Poor picture quality in the pre HD days was due...

Poor picture quality in the pre HD days was due to the host broadcasters TV system. (Pre FOM). Brazil, USA, Japan for instance all used NTSC whereas Europe used PAL. NTSC had a lower resolution and...
Forum: Broadcasting 19-11-2013, 13:20
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
And we did. NBC's in race advertising /...

And we did.

NBC's in race advertising / commentary quality is a different subject - picture / stream is the main issue here.

I can report that the picture was high quality - better then Sky's...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-11-2013, 09:54
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
I'm going to watch the USGP live on NBC with an...

I'm going to watch the USGP live on NBC with an American friend who has access via his NowTV box. Lots of adverts no doubt but it's an option.
Forum: Broadcasting 14-11-2013, 08:36
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
Good that others have the thought too. Bernie of...

Good that others have the thought too.

Bernie of course will manage to come out squeaky clean in the legal proceedings when we pursue our commission.:)
Forum: Broadcasting 13-11-2013, 11:24
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
Odd idea maybe, but It's a wonder Bernie isn't...

Odd idea maybe, but It's a wonder Bernie isn't developing an F1 specific Roku box (a Sky NowTV box is an example) for watching over the web. HD can be done too - much better than Sky actually deliver...
Forum: Broadcasting 01-11-2013, 14:24
Replies: 1,377
Views: 143,705
Posted By thedoppelganger
Now TV

Is there anyone out there watching F1 on Sky's NowTV box ? Can you tell us your thoughts on the quality ?
Forum: Online Entertainment Services 01-11-2013, 11:34
Replies: 45
Views: 9,949
Posted By thedoppelganger
Plex presents your downloaded programmes in a...

Plex presents your downloaded programmes in a very pleasant 'Box Set' manner if you name your downloads correclty and know where to find them.....
Forum: Broadcasting 27-11-2010, 21:45
Replies: 1,838
Views: 179,321
Posted By thedoppelganger
F1 on Virgin Cable

Considering Virgin's new Tivo machine which will have iplayer but a couple of things puzzle me.

Apparently Free Practice isn't available on Virgin's version, due to 'on demand' rights or something....
Forum: Broadcasting 07-11-2010, 13:23
Replies: 3,330
Views: 291,131
Posted By thedoppelganger
Virgin Cable ?

:)Hi
Can anyone summarise F1 on Virgin ?
ie pic quality, IPlayer (spose Practice 3 is missing.... why is that BBC?) on board, driver tracker? Are they all there for every race? I'm comparing to...
Forum: Humax 18-08-2010, 17:07
Replies: 320
Views: 79,234
Posted By thedoppelganger
Soft upscaling ?

Not got my HDR yet but I've been following the SD picture quality issue. My LG Plasma TV has a 'Just Scan' option that only works for HDMI inputs. I suspect that this will turn off the TV's internal...
Forum: Humax 17-07-2010, 21:56
Replies: 320
Views: 79,234
Posted By thedoppelganger
This is looking like a good option. The video...

This is looking like a good option. The video playback and streaming interests me a lot. Also I'm wondering if any USB WiFi dongle will work at launch or will there need to be a firmware update? Any...
Forum: Philips 26-05-2010, 18:23
Replies: 433
Views: 129,032
Posted By thedoppelganger
This box interests me too. I'll probably stick...

This box interests me too. I'll probably stick with my three (yes3) Pace Twins which all work perfectly on Firmware 1.7.71 as long as they're not turned off on ITV for now though until the 8520's...
Forum: Broadcasting 15-02-2010, 21:07
Replies: 4,706
Views: 398,453
Posted By thedoppelganger
F1 on Freeview in 2010.

I asked the BBC to answer the following specific questions with a Yes/No/Not Sure.
They very kindly have done and here are their answers:

1 Will BBC show all F1 Friday and Saturday Practice...
Forum: Freeview+ Recorders 24-12-2009, 17:21
Replies: 372
Views: 71,438
Posted By thedoppelganger
Had that too. It's on their website - hopefully...

Had that too.
It's on their website - hopefully they'll post updates if any permanent fix becomes available
http://www.pace.com/corporate/content/webcontent.asp?nav=products&fullid=TWIN_PVR
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