New "Tivo Online"

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by CIP54, Jun 9, 2015.

  1. NorthAlabama

    NorthAlabama tabasco rules

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    i tried restoring advanced settings, disabling add-ons, & ts firewall, no help.
     
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  2. reneg

    reneg Well-Known Member

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    I think it's something on the Tivo end or the connection back to the Tivo. When I saw it, it happened on IE 11 & Chrome on multiple PCs.
     
  3. user31621

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    After I log in, it says hello, and my email address, below that there is a search box, below that it says DVR: Beyond that a blank screen. It is the same in I.E. Chrome and Firefox. I'm guessing, it should at least show the name of my Roamio?

    I have pyTivo and kmttg installed and working fine, don't have a clue why I can't get this going.
     
  4. jamesteixeira

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    This is from their web site:

    The DVR that goes with you.

    Roamio lets you watch live or recorded shows on your mobile device anywhere you can access the internet. You can even download your favorite shows on your iPad or iPhone for whenever you don't have a WiFi connection, like your next flight. This amazing streaming feature is included in Roamio Plus and Pro. The basic 4-tuner Roamio requires the addition of a TiVo Stream to enjoy mobile viewing.

    Until now, I didn't have anything for my mobile device (Surface Pro tablet). So yes, they did promise me.
     
  5. lpwcomp

    lpwcomp Well-Known Member

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    And your remote device of choice supports TiVoToGo, so you could already d/l recordings and didn't even need a Stream.
     
  6. jamesteixeira

    jamesteixeira Member

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    Yeah but the TIVO to go stuff doesn't let me watch live shows and the web site clearly states that it is an "amazing streaming feature" where I can watch live or recorded shows.

    Really I don't know what your arguing about. Does the fact that I think I'm paying for product improvements and getting what I paid for bother you?
     
  7. lpwcomp

    lpwcomp Well-Known Member

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    Technically, you can't watch "live", just recordings. This new feature does have two advantages over x transfer - you don't have to wait for the transfer to complete to start watching and you can watch in progress recordings.

    Doesn't bother me at all.
     
  8. bradleys

    bradleys It'll be fine....

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    No, I think if you are using a "modern" TiVo you have a right to expect product improvements during the supported lifetime of the product.

    You just seem to be annoyed that the product was developed in a phased approach as opposed to fully developed and feature complete before delivery.

    That is your prerogative - don't use it until TiVo implements the rest of the features.

    I want OOH streaming, and I want a Premium content solution - but I am not upset that they have delivered an improved TiVo management system for the PC...

    Some people just like to complain, I guess.
     
  9. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    I'm not sure streaming premium content to this website is ever going to be possible. Based on my understanding of Cable Labs rules playback of protected content on a PC requires you to protect against screen scraping as well as capture of the digital bit stream. That's not possible with Flash. (unless the obscure a certain % of the video)

    They could develop a native Windows app, that works like the iOS and Android apps, which could do this, but HLS is only supported in Windows 10 so it's probably a ways off if they're planning that.

    I suspect this feature was mainly developed for their new Aereo strategy. In that case the recordings will be OTA so there is no need to deal with protected content. I think a better option for cable users might be for them to develop native apps for devices like Roku, FireTV and Chromecast.
     
  10. HarperVision

    HarperVision TiVo's Italian Cuz!

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    You're probably right Dan, and we're once again the guinea pigs to make sure we point out all the bugs to be fixed before they launch TiVaereo.
     
  11. showpony

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    Why does Tivo online start a show that is currently being recorded at live tv? Wouldn't it be wiser to start it from the beginning of that show?
     
  12. Pacomartin

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    I assume the answer to this question is No.
     
  13. Dan203

    Dan203 Super Moderator Staff Member TCF Club

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    That wasn't a question, it was a statement. You can watch shows on a PC now through this service. However it's currently limited to in home and unprotected shows only.
     
  14. HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

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    and you need a Stream.

    And since he lists an RCN TiVo in his signature, have we seen where it will work for any MSO version?

    Scott
     
  15. Leo_N

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    Unless you have a Roamio Plus or Roamio Pro.
     
  16. HerronScott

    HerronScott Well-Known Member

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    Yes, those have the Stream functionality built-in.

    Scott
     
  17. tootal2

    tootal2 Active Member

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    How can I get tivo online to play my recordings in full screen mode?
     
  18. Leo_N

    Leo_N Lucky 200 member

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    When you move your mouse over the video, the controls pop up. On the right end of the controls is an icon for full screen. It looks like a square with pieces missing in the middle of the edges. Press that.
     
  19. mdmcgrory

    mdmcgrory New Member

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    I can't stream any of my recordings, even stuff on CSPAN3 which you think wouldn't be copyright protected, although I can watch them on my android devices . . . I can also watch MP4's that I've put on my TiVo box, and programs that a currently recording, but the rest of my recordings are unavailable to my (wireless) laptop? Is that the way it's supposed to work?

    So maybe you are saying being wired to the network is the key here?
     
  20. lpwcomp

    lpwcomp Well-Known Member

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    When you say "I can also watch MP4's that I've put on my TiVo box", exactly how are you watching them and how did you put them on your TiVo?

    Who is your cable provider?
     

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