Vbox's V@Home TV Gateway DVR

BARCELONA, Spain -- The VBox V@Home TV Gateway over-the-air DVR might not exactly roll off one's tongue, but it can prove its use when it streams broadcast TV to any connected device in a user's home, including tablets, phones, gaming consoles, and laptops.

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Connecting through Wi-Fi

The V@Home enables users to connect their home network and Wi-Fi router (seen in the rear) with live TV through satellite, cable, or terrestrial signal.

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A peek inside

A look at the DVR's innards. Inside there is also a 500GB hard drive of storage space available, so users can record their programs as well.

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CI encryption card access

Other features include a CI encryption card reader (left) for accessing subscription-based TV content.

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What's on TV?

Users can download VBox's accompanying Android or iOS app to control V@Home, navigate through channels, and check TV listings, via their mobile devices.

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Starting at $205 (or €149)

The over-the-air DVR is available in Europe for about $205 (€149), and will roll out in the US in the second half of 2014.

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