Hack – First look at linux powered DVR/Media recorder


Kinda cool hackable linux powered DVR here.


  • Standalone Linux Based Media Player connects to your TV
  • Record from any external analog audio/video source such as a DVD player or Cable box
  • Automatically encode video/audio for playback on mobile devices such as PSP and mobile phones
  • Playback a variety of media formats on your TV including MP4, AVI, ASF, MP3, OGG, WMA, AC3
  • Timed recording feature allows scheduled recordings in advance
  • Storage via media cards (SD/MMC and CF) or external USB hard drive
  • IR Remote Learning and Playback
  • Future Implementation for Network Attached Storage functionality
  • Updateable Open Source Firmware
  • Linux OS (2.6 Kernel)

[via] thinkgeek

One Response to Hack – First look at linux powered DVR/Media recorder

  1. mrgargoyle says:

    yes I could use this for my kids…

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