AMD today released a new version of its All-in-Wonder graphics/TV tuner card, the new All-In-Wonder HD that combines ATI Radeon graphics and ATI TV Wonder HD tuner technology card in one PCI Express 2.0 solution.
ATI All-in-Wonder HD transforms the PC into a digital video recorder for HDTV and analog TV. Blu-ray disc playback can be enjoyed at 1080p thanks to ATI All-in-Wonder HD?s unified video decoder (UVD) technology.
AMD LIVE! Ready and Certified for Windows Vista, ATI All-In-Wonder HD has a manufacturers suggested retail price (MSRP) of $199, includes capabilities to watch and record free-to-air HDTV, unencrypted digital cable programming, and analog TV reception powered by ATI Theater 650 Pro hardware MPEG-2 encoding technology.
The card also supports DirectX 10.1 PCI Express 2.0 technology.
Featured with ATI All-in-Wonder HD is ATI Catalyst Media Center software that provides a path to view TV programs in a variety of entertainment environments and mobile video devices. Recorded TV programs and home videos can be converted into the most popular formats for viewing video on portable media devices. ATI Catalyst Media Center software includes a scalable TV interface with integrated TV programming info, DVD video authoring and movie playback, and video conversion technologies. A second bundled AMD LIVE! Entertainment Suite CD includes AMD LIVE! On Demand to access the DVR from any computer with broadband connectivity and AMD LIVE! Explorer that provides a way of managing and interacting with your entertainment library.
ATI All-in-Wonder HD provides connectivity with built-in support for six channel (5.1) Dolby Digital surround audio transmission through HDMI, native dual-link DVI-I for high resolution panels, and optional component video connectivity.
The device will be available through Diamond Multimedia and VisionTek at computer retailers and etailers across North America by late July.