Hot on the heels of Apple's iTV announcement, Californian developer Wingspan has announced an iLoad add-on that transfers audio and video from a cable or satellite box directly to an iPod or USB drive.
The transfer can take place without the need for a computer or internet connection and, unlike Apple's iTV platform, iLoad + users are not limited to content that is only available on iTunes.
The iLoad + device connects with a user's satellite TV box or cable TV box, and any content that is available to the subscriber can be scheduled for recording and played back on the iPod or a television.
Wingspan's iLoad copies CDs to an iPod at high speed without using a computer or requiring an internet connection. All album and track information is transferred as well.
The iLoad + device is an add-on that plugs directly into the iLoad USB port. Wingspan is also planning to make additional music and video content available to users via private cable and satellite channels.
ILoad puts TV content directly onto iPod
By Clement James on Sep 18, 2006 9:58AM