Tivo Plus(?)

Discussion in 'TiVo Coffee House - TiVo Discussion' started by jaselzer, Sep 10, 2019.

  1. Sep 19, 2019 #61 of 310
    NashGuy

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    Looks like you were calling for some kind of partnership/tie-up between TiVo and Roku. As far as I can tell, that's not happening. Although it does look like TiVo is going to make their Mini-type app available for Roku, along with the other major streaming platforms (Apple TV, Fire TV, Android TV).
     
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  2. Sep 19, 2019 #62 of 310
    trip1eX

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    Sure, but the point was they needed to recognize market realities and do something about the crappy streaming experiences on their DVRs....some 5 years ago. :)

    Roku was just the poster child for what they could do and who they could work with.
     
  3. Sep 19, 2019 #63 of 310
    Mikeguy

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    Interestingly, this article was "updated" this afternoon. This morning's original version said that TiVo was in discussions with Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime--the article now states this as a done deal (with the discussions with NBC and others still in the discussion phase, as stated this a.m.).
     
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  4. Sep 19, 2019 #64 of 310
    compnurd

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    So what I said was correct the first time
     
  5. Sep 20, 2019 #65 of 310
    CloudAtlas

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    Probably because Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime are the only currently available services. The in discussion phase services are not currently available. Apple hasn’t even signed up Netflix for Apple TV. And like Apple TV you still need to pay each individual service provider.

    Good to see TiVO now has a CEO with a stated vision and a decent Executive level resume.
     
  6. Sep 20, 2019 #66 of 310
    sar840t2

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    This might be a rhetorical question, but, how will TiVo Plus be any better than Tivo's current pathetic support of Amazon Prime? Most series on Prime are finally "seen" by a OnePass months (if at all) after a series became available on Prime.

    Are they acknowledging the current situation is bad and saying TiVo Plus will "better integrate"? Or are they just polishing the same turd?

    My reason for asking is, I want a good way to aggregate all my streaming stuff across all the services I care about, much like OnePass does now for recordings. But I want it to be accurate and reliable.
     
  7. Sep 20, 2019 #67 of 310
    krkaufman

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    Work with PLEX developers to integrate Gracenote data and a universal search/bookmarking mechanism?
     
  8. Sep 20, 2019 #68 of 310
    NorthAlabama

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    i'm surprised that no one found the bit about facebook wanting to be paid $150, in order to place a device with a camera and mic in your home, as funny as i did.

    sure, i'll get right on that...
     
  9. Sep 20, 2019 #69 of 310
    foghorn2

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    Plex is a dead platform
     
  10. Sep 20, 2019 #70 of 310
    EWiser

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    [QUOTE="CloudAtlas, post: 11866171, ]Apple hasn’t even signed up Netflix for Apple TV. And like Apple TV you still need to pay each individual[/QUOTE]
    Netflix wants to be their own destination with their content only available in their own app.

    The AppleTv app lets you jump to the app’ next show in your list without going to the App itself first. It will be a while before Netflix will allow this type of watching of shows as they want you to watch their shows to justify the price they charge.
     
  11. Sep 20, 2019 #71 of 310
    dadrepus

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    ha, ha ,ha...you funny.
     
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  12. Sep 21, 2019 #72 of 310
    wmcbrine

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    It works on TiVo -- "Watch on Netflix" takes you directly to an individual episode. I'm not sure about OnePasses. Anyway, it's a shame that Netflix isn't cooperating with the Apple TV app.
     
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  13. Sep 21, 2019 #73 of 310
    NashGuy

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    Yeah, I've wondered the same thing. The main TiVo UI already integrates various streaming services' content through OnePass and the main UI also already makes suggestions for content across those streaming services. So why should that functionality now be duplicated inside this new TiVo+ app?

    For TiVo DVR owners, it sounds to me like the only real new feature that TiVo+ will bring is some free ad-supported content, some or all of which is probably already available inside of YouTube, Tubi, Vudu and other apps. <Yawn.>

    My guess is that there will be a different version of the TiVo+ app that comes out for Roku, Apple TV, Fire TV and Android TV. That app will include all the same free ad-supported content as in the version for TiVo DVRs but, in addition, it will offer TiVo Mini-like connectivity to TiVo DVRs for accessing live and recorded TV, and it may also feature recommendations for streaming content from third-party apps like Netflix, HBO, etc. In other words, the app might try to replicate OnePass functionality with an integrated watchlist that spans streaming services (plus broadcast/cable TV if you have a TiVo DVR on the same home network).

    My question would be whether or not the streaming platform operators like Roku would allow a TiVo+ app on their devices to deep-link to content inside of other apps. I kind of doubt it. Apple already has their own Apple TV app that does this. It seems like the kind of thing that they'd want to keep for themselves.

    That said, perhaps TiVo would try to sell subscriptions to streaming services as add-on "channels" inside of the TiVo+ app, the same way that there's Amazon Prime Video Channels in that app. The Roku Channel and the Apple TV app do the same thing, letting you add subscriptions to HBO, Showtime, Starz, Cinemax, Epix, Curiosity Stream, CBS All Access, PBS Living, etc. So maybe TiVo will try to incorporate streaming content natively into their TiVo+ app that way?
     
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  14. Sep 26, 2019 #74 of 310
    jaselzer

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    Here is what I want from Tivo+: Works on Roku and Android platforms/Replaces the Mini with all its functionality/Acts as a OnePass for Vudu, Netflix, Criterion, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Cable TV, Showtime, HBO and FX/Programmable on Harmony Remotes. Is that too much to ask for? :)
     
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  15. Sep 26, 2019 #75 of 310
    cwoody222

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    You’re going to be disappointed.

    It’s an app for your TiVo and the new TiVo streaming stick that is a TiVo branded set of free streaming channels.
     
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  16. Sep 26, 2019 #76 of 310
    jaselzer

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    I was being humorous and sort of sarcastic
     
  17. Oct 1, 2019 #77 of 310
    cwoody222

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    TiVo Edge DVR adds Dolby Vision to become the ultimate binge box

    “In addition, the company has announced the TiVo+ service, which combines live streaming channels, movies and shows from different genres. It will feature titles from partner publishers and content creators, including TMZ, FailArmy, Ameba, Food52, Cheddar, Tastemade and others.”
     
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  18. Oct 1, 2019 #78 of 310
    Sparky1234

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    Add media server and streamer to anywhere.... LOL.
     
  19. Oct 1, 2019 #79 of 310
    BigJimOutlaw

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  20. Oct 1, 2019 #80 of 310
    jaselzer

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    LoL? I guess it's a start?
     
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