We’ve got a few special treats for you this week, as podcast listener and frequent commenter Andrew Beck joins us on the show. Later on, we have an interview with DTS VP of Corporate Strategy and Development David McIntyre stops by to discuss the latest developments with Ultraviolet and the Common File Format. Of course, there’s also a lot of HD news to cover this week, as the 1080p Apple TV arrived, Dish launched its latest multiroom DVR and Aereo’s streaming TV service jumped in the game. There’s plenty more to talk about, so press play and bask in the sound of a (welcome) third party’s opinion.
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Producer: Trent Wolbe
00:24:17 – Walmart in-store disc to digital UltraViolet conversion gets official
00:34:57 – Dish Network starts rolling out Hopper / Joey multiroom DVR setup today
00:45:07 – A closer look at Apple TV’s software update and 1080p movies
00:48:00 – iTunes movies in 1080p: less than or equal to Blu-ray image quality?
00:51:00 – Apple TV (2012) gets torn down, confirmed to have 512MB of RAM, 8GB of storage
00:53:17 – Apple to announce plans for its $100 billion cash reserves tomorrow morning
00:54:30 – Pioneer launches its 2012 VSX AV receivers lineup, available now starting at $249
00:59:14 – HBO GO teases vocal controls via Kinect, coming soon to Xbox 360
01:02:42 – Discovery shows hit Amazon Prime Instant Video
01:05:20 – TiVo co-founder, CTO Jim Barton resigns
01:06:32 – Google gets go ahead to provide video services to all Kansas City residents
01:08:21 – Intel plans branded IPTV service, could launch by end of 2012
01:10:28 – Time Warner Cable brings 26 local NYC channels to iOS app, website
01:12:07 – Sky Sports for iPad 2.0 launches with live TV streaming, F1 Race Control companion
01:13:55 – Aereo TV broadcast-streaming service launching today
01:15:05 – Must See HDTV (March 19th – 25th)
01:27:33 – David McIntyre