CableCard seems to be getting some serious love this week and this announcement further nails that point down. According to a story on Gearlog, Kenneth Plotkin, CEO of Hauppauge will be selling CableCard tuners
by the end of this year!
With the recent announcement of the relaxed CableCard restrictions, it seems we’ll be seeing more players involved in CableCard. Hauppauge, maker of many TV tuner cards and HTPC/Media products will reportedly be offering their own CableCard tuner by the end of this year. A very interesting development especially given Hauppauge is the maker of the popular Hauppauge HD-PVR.
Not a lot of details on this one. I’ll provide more information on this as soon as I learn more.
UPDATE: I have received two reports from trusted sources that the ETA for any CableCard tuner made by Hauppauge is not yet determinable. So I’ve struck the “end of this year” comment from the above story. The comments below have a little more information on this.