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Is Directv Everywhere a reality or fantasy?


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#26 OFFLINE   smithrh

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 05:35 PM

Looks good. All the streaming you get with vod on your iPad.

This may have already been covered, but I would love to be able to play recorded shows on my iPad. Any idea why this is not possible?


It's not only possible, I've been doing it for months - on my Vulkano.

Other people have been using Slingbox...

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#27 OFFLINE   PCampbell

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 05:49 PM

Looks good. All the streaming you get with vod on your iPad.

This may have already been covered, but I would love to be able to play recorded shows on my iPad. Any idea why this is not possible?


Go http://www.directv.c...echnology/nomad

It works very well.

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#28 OFFLINE   PurdueGradMem

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 05:57 PM

Thanks all. I would settle for only being able to do it in my home network. Just like the pc program for the iPad.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 07:12 PM

Go http://www.directv.c...echnology/nomad

It works very well.


For the iPhone and iPad only. If you are one that has chosen something other than iOS the Vulkano is cheaper than Nomad and will stream live content in addition to stuff right off of the DVR.

I've waited for Android apps to get a Nomad, but I'll probably buy a Vulkano instead.

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 08:30 PM

Apparently it's a reality for iPad users!

Any other Android tablet users here looking for dose of that reality? :)

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Posted 22 March 2012 - 06:07 AM

For the iPhone and iPad only. If you are one that has chosen something other than iOS the Vulkano is cheaper than Nomad and will stream live content in addition to stuff right off of the DVR.

I've waited for Android apps to get a Nomad, but I'll probably buy a Vulkano instead.


It also works a PC. Mac coming soooon.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 07:57 AM

I doubt we will ever be able to stream our recordings off our DVRs, whether inside our home or not. I think the best we are going to get is On-Demand like features and live TV. Or the ability to transcode and copy the recordings using Nomad.

Once all of the channels have come on board and the On-Demand libraries get built up I don't think people will really care about streaming from their recordings anyway. Just as easy to stream the program from On Demand if it's available (and you have internet service where you are). If you aren't going to have internet service where you're going that's what Nomad is for.
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Posted 23 March 2012 - 10:56 AM

I don't agree that simply building up the VOD library will make me not want to stream recorded content to my iPad in the same way I can to my laptop now. I want the iPad to stream DVR content so that the iPad could essentially operate as a location-independent TV screen. For example, I would love to be able to hit the record button while watching a show (regardless of what channel or network it's on) and be able to resume on the iPad while moving around the house. The nomad just doesn't cut it for that purpose.

With the streaming they have now and VOD content it's completely dependent on separate agreements / contracts to allow DirecTV to stream it. With the ability to watch DVR programming, I would be able to watch any station.

I would be fine if it required it to be on the same network as the DVR. I'm not looking for a true Slingbox-type stream, just a wireless solution in/around my house.

Yes, I know I can do this on my laptop now, but it's SO much more convenient to carry around an iPad than a laptop.

I'm not holding my breath, but it sure would be nice.

P.S. First post. Thanks for all of the great info on here.

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 11:07 AM

ummm you can watch yiour playlist on ipad
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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:37 PM

ummm you can watch yiour playlist on ipad


I can see the playlist, but I can't see the content of the shows themselves. Or am I missing something?

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Posted 23 March 2012 - 12:47 PM

right misread it...sorry
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Posted 31 March 2012 - 08:26 AM

I don't agree that simply building up the VOD library will make me not want to stream recorded content to my iPad in the same way I can to my laptop now. I want the iPad to stream DVR content so that the iPad could essentially operate as a location-independent TV screen. For example, I would love to be able to hit the record button while watching a show (regardless of what channel or network it's on) and be able to resume on the iPad while moving around the house. The nomad just doesn't cut it for that purpose.

With the streaming they have now and VOD content it's completely dependent on separate agreements / contracts to allow DirecTV to stream it. With the ability to watch DVR programming, I would be able to watch any station.

I would be fine if it required it to be on the same network as the DVR. I'm not looking for a true Slingbox-type stream, just a wireless solution in/around my house.

Yes, I know I can do this on my laptop now, but it's SO much more convenient to carry around an iPad than a laptop.

I'm not holding my breath, but it sure would be nice.

P.S. First post. Thanks for all of the great info on here.


If Sling function at home is what you want, then why not also have it on the road? I don't see contractual issues between the two.




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