2011 International CES, Booth C9542: Hauppauge Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP), the world's leading developer and manufacturer of TV tuner products for personal computers, has launched its latest digital TV receiver, the WinTV-Aero-m. WinTV-Aero-m is used to watch live, over-the-air, digital TV on a PC-based laptop or netbook.

Live TV received by WinTV-Aero-m can be watched in a window, so you can work on your laptop or netbook while watching uninterrupted live TV. Simply plug WinTV-Aero-m into the USB port on a Windows based laptop or netbook, extend the antenna, and scan for over-the-air TV channels being broadcast in your area. In a few minutes you will be watching live over-the-air digital TV on your laptop or netbook screen.

There are two types of over-the-air digital TV being broadcast in the U.S.; the Mobile Digital TV broadcasts which are designed for mobile TV reception such as in a car or a train, and the high definition ATSC digital TV broadcasts, which typically are received from a fixed location such as a coffee shop or in a home. The WinTV-Aero-m can receive both types of broadcasts, and therefore is a universal digital TV receiver for the U.S.

Mobile Digital TV broadcasts are relatively new in the United States, having just started in 2010. But a consortium of TV broadcasters, called the Mobile Content Venture, intends to roll out Mobile Digital TV to 20 U.S. markets in 2011. Since the WinTV-Aero-m can also receive ATSC broadcasts which have been broadcasted since 1999, a user who purchases the WinTV-Aero-m has made a future proof purchase. If they are not in an area which can receive Mobile Digital TV today, they can still watch ATSC broadcasts from a fixed location and then watch Mobile Digital TV on their netbook while they travel once those broadcasts become available.

If a viewer is watching high definition ATSC broadcasts, TV can be displayed full screen giving a TV watching experience equal to that from the best HD TV sets.

WinTV-Aero-m will have a MSRP of $69 and will be available through consumer electronics retailers throughout the U.S. A picture of the WinTV-Aero-m can be found here:


About Hauppauge

Hauppauge Digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAUP) is a leading developer and manufacturer of digital TV and data broadcast receiver products for personal computers. Through its Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc., PCTV Systems Sarl and Hauppauge Digital Europe subsidiaries, the company designs and develops digital video boards for TV-in-a-window, digital video editing and video conferencing. The Company is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, with R&D offices in New York, Braunschweig, Germany and Taipei, administrative offices in New York, Singapore, Taiwan, Ireland and Luxembourg, and sales offices in Germany, London, Paris, The Netherlands, Sweden, Italy, Spain, Singapore and California. The Company’s Internet web site can be found at http://www.hauppauge.com. Hauppauge and WinTV are registered trademarks of Hauppauge Computer Works, Inc. Other product or service names herein are the trademarks of their respective owners.

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