Local Television Signals!

Discussion in 'Application Ideas' started by andrez75, Feb 28, 2008.

  1. andrez75

    andrez75 New Member

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    i was on the subway the other night and saw somebody with one of those portabls tvs picking up local news in our city. I think it would be a great idea to somehow create a software for the ipod touch which would use its wi-fi feature like a pair of bunny ears to pick up local television! anybody agree?
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    prodigee New Member

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    it would be cool execpt that could never happen because you would need major hardware mods cause wifi doesnt work like bunny ears and even if could pick up the signal via wifi you would almost never have a connection cause there is nt just free wifi all over the place you have to be near the signal people always are under the idea of "can i watch a video on youtube now" "no becasue we're in the middle of nowhere and there is def no wifi. Wifi isnt like cell service you cant just have it all the time
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    blackjak231 Member

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    How could he get a tv signal in the subway?????
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    lilbrzboi New Member

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    thts what im saying
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    Solopsism Syndrome New Member

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    Well what about those phones that get TV streamed to them? My friend has it and i think it streams live TV too...someone should look into this, would the phone be doing this through the internet?
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    simonrichards150 New Member

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    Its either done in the same way as a normal TV, but on a smaller scale

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    Its done using the cellular provider's (3G) network.

    The ipod touch is not capable of doing either of these things.
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    Neither is the iPhone! It doesnt have 3G.
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    ur_so_beautiful New Member

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    wouldn't it be illegal anyway if you could do it, because the touch nor the iPhone are certified to do this, so...

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    It shouldn't be illegal because it's just local over the air broadcasts, but then again it's not FCC certified so it might be...

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