ATI has unveild the Theater HD 750 tuner card, offering HDTV viewing capabilities on desktop and notebook PCs using analog, digital, and FTA broadcast signals.
The new Theater HD 750 uses advanced video and signal reception technologies for clear HD picture quality, crisp imagage, and high color performance and fidelity. It is compatible with HDTV/DTV/analog broadcast signals including NTSC, PAL/SECAM, ATSC, ClearQAM and DVB-T.
ATI's Theater HD 750 will also capture and convert recorded TV into popular formats including H.264, AVI, MPEG, DivX, WMV and MPEG4 for use on portable media devices. Fast and seamless transcoding can be obtained when pairing the ATI Theater HD 750 with an ATI Radeon graphics card.
It is compatible with Windwos Vista Media Center, Windows XP Media Center, and Windows 7 whenever it arrives. ATI says that the card will be available later this year in PCI Express, USB, and "other" formats.
"ATI Theater HD 750 combines AMD's longstanding reputation for video expertise with consumer demand for a cost effective, easy to use and high quality TV on the PC experience," said Matt Skynner, Vice President & General Manager, GPU Division, AMD Products Group. "ATI Theater HD 750, in combination with ATI Radeon graphics and AMD mobile technology-based notebooks, provides a simplified, high-quality home-theater solution."