Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Watch TV on Your Computer - 3,000 Channels Straight to Your Screen?

Have you heard you can watch TV on your computer? Well, you can, over 3,000 channels from all over the world, too. Watching TV on your computer uses your PC as a streaming IPTV terminal to receive a myriad of content from every corner of the globe. You’ll get a host of sports, news, reality shows, variety, talk, and prime time series. Weather it’s from the U.S. or foreign TV programming, you’ll be able to receive it right on your computer. For those of you that have your computer hooked up to your TV, it’s really a boon. You can really expand your TV horizons.

What watching TV on your computer is really great for, however, is traveling. If you spend much of your time on the road, you can catch up on the news from home, see your home town sports team, or get any other local programming you might otherwise miss. In addition, it works great for anyone who’s relocated to another country. You can get your favorite football, cycling, skiing, motor racing or tennis live, on your computer. Often you miss these sports in the U.S. due to limited TV coverage. Never again will you suffer from such a fate.

In the past you needed to have a powerful computer and special Internet connection to reliably get TV on your computer. Now, though, almost every computer has more than enough computing power and memory to work flawlessly. With the proliferation of broadband Internet in homes, hotels and coffee shops in every corner of the globe, it’s easy to find an adequate Internet connection, no matter where you may be. In the U.S., even highway rest stops have wireless broadband Internet access, so for travelers and truckers, it’s a cinch to fire up your laptop and watch some TV. The solution is purely software based, so it’s easily upgradeable, and in fact, is regularly updated to deliver picture quality improvements and additional channels. In addition, there are no additional cards to purchase or install in your computer. You just download the application and you’re ready to go.

The software is easy to install on almost any machine. The installation takes 10 – 15 minutes and then you’re off and running. If you’ve got a large screen TV, such as a 58” plasma, you might find the resolution a bit lacking, but for those with normal sized TV screens, a laptop or 19 - 22” desktop LCD, you’ll do great. All the TV channels you could ever want, on any subject, delivered to your computer any time of the day or night. This is truly TV as it was meant to be.