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BlowMeDown
22nd February 2008, 01:19 PM
Hardware Support

TerraTec Cinergy Hybrid T XS FM

Support has been added for TerraTec Cinergy Hybrid T XS FM, a new DVB-T/Analog PAL and FM Radio USB stick available in Europe.


Smart Guides

Smart Guides now have a Day of Week rule which allows an easy way to select a specific day of the week.

Bug Fixes

An occasional hang when exporting to Apple TV and iPod formats has been resolved.

A problem when trying to activate tvtv service after upgrading from EyeTV 2 has been resolved.

EyeTV now returns to the main library when a shared archive is unmounted.

Closed Captions are no longer drawn over editing controls.

Fixed a problem where Wi-Fi Access was not working after launching EyeTV with the EyeTV Archive located on an external hard disk.

A problem where the EyeTV software activation code was not stored when running the Setup Assistant on Standard Accounts on Leopard has been resolved.

A problem creating Smart Playlists that contain the slash character "/" has been fixed.

Smart Guide filters are no longer case sensitive.

A problem playing back certain ISDB-T recordings has been fixed.

Wi-Fi Access: Shared recordings with long Episode info weren't being displayed properly on iPod touch and iPhone.

A problem with the Editor keyboard shortcuts not working has been resolved.

When switching to Front Row 2 under Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, EyeTV no longer exits full screen mode.

Smart Playlists now support searching by show content genre.

A problem where the timeline overlay showed the original length for edited and compacted recordings has been fixed.

A TitanTV error when installing the EyeTV 3 Upgrade over EyeTV 2.5.2 has been eliminated.

A crash when deleting a recording after making a clip has been fixed.

DVB-T reception in the VHF frequency band with DiBcom-based receivers such as EyeTV for DTT Stick and EyeTV Diversity has been improved.


Download via EyeTV "Check for Updates"

benb
22nd February 2008, 02:12 PM
You missed one item. They have also added support for importing xmltv (http://www.xmltv.org/wiki/) program guides.

purana
22nd February 2008, 02:23 PM
About bloody time.. EyeTV 3 had so many damn bugs.

Finally, they have allowed us to import xmltv program guides, I was putting pressure on them to allow this.

EDIT: Anyone got the link to download it, as I am on the site and all I can find a link too is the silly README or release notes. Grrr.. (Rather then using the Application to download the update, I want a copy so I can apply it more then once without the need to re-download from within the application each time).

leon
22nd February 2008, 02:38 PM
It appears that they only allow you to do it from within the Application now. Maybe it is an anti-piracy thing?

purana
22nd February 2008, 02:44 PM
It appears that they only allow you to do it from within the Application now. Maybe it is an anti-piracy thing?

I can't see that as being a show stopper... I'll be sure to ask them when I am next on the forums. Good to see the xmltv introduction, although unless it can be automated to pull an xmltv file from a local spot or remote url every day, then it will be a little useless. But atleast it is a start (from when it didn't include it). Now we might see some add-ons that will do remote scheduling, but based on guide data imported from the xmltv file into a local database and then some software that goes over this database.

I'd love for someone to code something like that, if mythtv can do it, nothing stopping someone doing it on OSX for EyeTV by way of an add-on. If I could do it on my own, I'd try but its a massive task to undertake.

benb
22nd February 2008, 03:27 PM
Does anyone have a link for xmltv guides for Australia? Might have a play with this over the weekend...

Galumay
22nd February 2008, 03:51 PM
does that mean someone could write xmltv guides for foxtel/austar to allow eyeTV to work with them??

purana
22nd February 2008, 04:14 PM
Does anyone have a link for xmltv guides for Australia? Might have a play with this over the weekend...

Sheperd EPG comes to mind, do a google. You'll see references to it on posts at Whirlpool.net.au forums in the Linux section.

Another is the epg used by the Oztivo people... google it too.

mvjs
22nd February 2008, 05:06 PM
OzTivo (http://minnie.tuhs.org/twiki/bin/view) provides an XMLTV feed for FTA and Foxtel/Austar.

EDIT: Yep, purana beat me to the punch.

purana
23rd February 2008, 06:51 AM
It would appear using an XMLTV guide is not real configurable.. Sure you can tell a channel to use xmltv, but I cant understand where else to configure it, except in that spot.

Atleast they fixed the gui bugs I noticed within days of having it. These have been fixed.

http://img227.imageshack.us/img227/557/elgatoforumseyetv3progrxs2.th.jpg (http://img227.imageshack.us/my.php?image=elgatoforumseyetv3progrxs2.jpg)
The problem above as pictured, no longer happens. It's resolved. w00t.




A problem where the timeline overlay showed the original length for edited and compacted recordings has been fixed.


I also reported this problem to them. As seen below, atleast its been fixed. Will have to make sure when I do an edit again in a few days time.

http://img84.imageshack.us/img84/3086/elgatoforumseyetv3editorl7.th.jpg (http://img84.imageshack.us/my.php?image=elgatoforumseyetv3editorl7.jpg)

benb
23rd February 2008, 09:01 AM
It would appear using an XMLTV guide is not real configurable.. Sure you can tell a channel to use xmltv, but I cant understand where else to configure it, except in that spot.

Have a look at this topic on the Elgato forums (http://forum.elgato.com/viewtopic.php?f=86&t=1627&p=7992&hilit=xmltv&sid=93e03b4c1265cac9d4707405283b6f62#p7992) for more info on XMLTV.

Also I found another provider for data: Free*EPG (http://www.epgstream.net/)

purana
23rd February 2008, 08:58 PM
It would appear I spoke too soon about the EyeTV Program GUI issues were fixed.. see below, still evident. Reported them again to Mike and the team. As pictured, when doing exports of a program which you then highlight also makes the line visible, as seen in the picture below.

http://static.heimic.net/2008/02/elgato-forums-eyetv3.0.1-programs-gui.jpg

benb
29th March 2008, 03:15 PM
Finally had a chance to play around with the xmltv guides in EyeTV 3.0.1 and have got them to work quite well. The biggest problem I have found is you need to restart EyeTV or drag the xmltv file onto it for the EPG to refresh.
In the end I solved this with a combination of iCal and an Applescript I wrote to download, unzip and update EyeTV daily. If you want more info or the Applescript download have a look at my blog post (http://www.benandruby.com/blog/2008/03/using-xmltv-feeds-with-eyetv.html).