Feeds

Elgato H.264 encoder gains 1080p processing

Turbo.264 HD launched

3 Big data security analytics techniques

Mac TV tuner specialist Elgato has updated its Turbo.264 video conversion dongle by bunging 'HD' on the end of the name and equipping it with the ability to handle 1080p content.

Elgato Turbo.264 HD

Elgato's Turbo.264 HD: 1080p? No problem

The Turbo.264 is all about converting video content into the H.264 format favoured not only by Apple's iPod, iPhone and Apple TV devices, but also the Sony PlayStation Portable and other gadgets.

So far, the dongle's done a good job of accelerating the process of converting any video format supported by Apple's QuickTime - including codecs plugged into QuickTime by third-parties, so that means WMV, FLV, AVI and a host of others - into H.264 in device-friendly forms.

Elgato Turbo.264 HD

Pre-set for popular devices and sites - or set your own

Elgato said the new unit provides a big speed boost over the original, and adds support for the camcorder-oriented AVCHD hi-def format, in addition to HD encoded in MPEG 2 and MPEG 4 forms.

The Turbo.264 software will automatically detect the connection of an AVCHD camcorder to your Mac so you can transcode footage straight from the camera onto your hard disk.

The Turbo.264 HD goes on sale today priced at £140/$150/€150. ®

Review
Elgato Turbo.264
Elgato EyeTV DTT Deluxe 'world's smallest' USB TV tuner

SANS - Survey on application security programs

More from The Register

next story
Leaked pics show EMBIGGENED iPhone 6 screen
Fat-fingered fanbois rejoice over Chinternet snaps
Oh no, Joe: WinPhone users already griping over 8.1 mega-update
Hang on. Which bit of Developer Preview don't you understand?
Microsoft lobs pre-release Windows Phone 8.1 at devs who dare
App makers can load it before anyone else, but if they do they're stuck with it
True optical zoom coming to HTC smartphone cameras
Time to ditch that heavy DSLR? Maybe in a year, year and a half
Rounded corners? Pah! Amazon's '3D phone has eye-tracking tech'
Now THAT'S what we call a proper new feature
Feast your PUNY eyes on highest resolution phone display EVER
Too much pixel dust for your strained eyeballs to handle
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Leaked photos may indicate slimmer next-generation iPad
Will iPad Air evolve into iPad Helium?
US mobile firms cave on kill switch, agree to install anti-theft code
Slow and kludgy rollout will protect corporate profits
prev story

Whitepapers

SANS - Survey on application security programs
In this whitepaper learn about the state of application security programs and practices of 488 surveyed respondents, and discover how mature and effective these programs are.
Combat fraud and increase customer satisfaction
Based on their experience using HP ArcSight Enterprise Security Manager for IT security operations, Finansbank moved to HP ArcSight ESM for fraud management.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Top three mobile application threats
Learn about three of the top mobile application security threats facing businesses today and recommendations on how to mitigate the risk.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.