Motorola OKs Pair of Dual-Tuner Guides

Stump, Matt
September 2004
Multichannel News;9/20/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 38, p24
This article focuses on pair of television guide products. Motorola Inc.'s Acadia Laboratories has validated a pair of guide products. Pioneer Digital Technologies Inc.'s Echo software guide and Gemstar TV Guide International Inc.'s A23 interactive program guide. Systems that deployed dual-turner digital video recorders from Motorola were using single-tuner software and guides. Cox Communications Inc., has started downloading dual-turner Passport Echo software that allows customers full dualtuner functionality.


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