> Color scheme change
> Caller ID
Reduce brightness of screen while paused for an extended period of time
> Indicate whether a show is NEW or REPEAT on the show information screen
> Have an option to only search and record/tune
to NEW episodes of a show, * after show title indicates its a repeat and will not be on the search list as a result
> Record a show only based on show appearance and not by time. This would solve
the problem with recording only NEW episodes not having * after it because it would be based on the title of the show.
This would work hand in hand.
> Record to hard drive off air reception.
> Record to hard drive video surveilence. Make it to where it
sends a UHF command to record automatically when motion is detected.
> Have it to where if you record
a live show instead of timer to turn off by itself after the show is complete.
> To give an option while
wanting to record a live show instead of a recording using a timer to record show until the end of the show.
> Banner highlight darkness change.
> Add Screensaver
> Watch show while downloading info from
> Click INFO on a Timer and have it tell me what is scheduled
> Have software that supports the 129 W slot
> Release the wireless keyboard
> make wireless keyboard UHF
(can penetrate walls with cones)
> download a video into PVR events showing a demonstration on how to use the product
and its features when they first become available in a software download along with the features that came downloaded
> Ability to add on external Hard Drive/CD-RW/DVD
> PIP application on 501 to where two tuners are not required, one picture
for live tv, the other picture for playing back a PVR event.
> make a plug in module (connect to the serial port) that would add
more memory and more advanced features
> Arrow keys on the on-screen keyboard aren't yet functional
> Have hardware made in the receiver that allows the video/audio to
be sent to another tv wirelessly. (can be done with leapfrog)
> Have internal temperature
sensor to have the option of viewing the temperature of the unit and to see the normal temperature range and a warning if
it does go beyond the temperature range. Also have a history of the temperatures and time that it occurred. (Was available
on 721 info screen but later taken out)
which tuner is in use
> to block
channels, words, phrases, and titles of shows from being veiwed or to be found in the EPG or in searches
> to have task scheduler
for EPG downloads, software upgrades, future hard drive defragmentation, other functionalities
> Recyle Bin to retrieve
> Allow the saved PVR Video
files to be accessed providing a Linux, Windows, and Mac codec to read those files (and allow the codec to check over the
wireless network) the smart card/access rights for playback.