Tivo is just one of those companies that refuses to die, and because of that we love them. While they’ve managed to win a fair bit of lawsuit money for patent infringement, the company hasn’t stopped trying to release new hardware. And now coming soon to a cable operator near you, Tivo will release two new boxes, the TiVo Premiere Q and Preview.
The Premiere Q is their first DVR box that offers the same great features from previous boxes, but includes the ability to records up to 4 HD streams simultaneously. The recorded content can then be played back on up to 3 devices all at the same time, which in this case is the Preview box. The Preview box lacks the DVR functionality (a hard drive), and simply allows you to access the Premiere Q’s recorded content along with any On Demand content via the Web. Both boxes are compatible with Apple’s devices and connect to one and other over your home’s network via Ethernet.
There is no word on a launch date, but Tivo says that both boxes will be available sometime later this year from cable providers.