Elgato EyeTV Mobile Extends M-EAS Reach to Smart Phones

By Florian Dejako
  Elgato’s Vice President, Software Engineering


“EyeTV Mobile” from Elgato is a TV tuner that enables iPhones and iPads to receive ATSC Mobile DTV broadcasts. Thanks to a recent software update, the solution now displays real-time text messages distributed by the the new Mobile Emergency Alert System, M-EAS.

At Elgato, we’re excited about bringing the first implementation of the new ATSC mobile TV alerting standard to smartphones and tablets.M-EAS broadcasts enable delivery of vital news and alerts to mobile devices when cell phone services are down or deactivated.

We’re  looking forward to extending the functionality beyond real-time text messages to rich media graphics and video. as well as to other platforms.

EyeTV Mobile is available now for iOS devices. It’s compatible with the Dyle™ mobile TV service as well as other ATSC Mobile DTV broadcasts. Check it out here:



Elgato offers industry-leading TV and video solutions for the Mac, PC, iPhone and iPad. With an extensive selection of TV tuners and its award-winning EyeTV software, Elgato offers a complete range of solutions to watch and record TV and HDTV. Elgato’s video products enable high-quality video recording and conversion for gamers, consumers and professionals alike. Furthermore, Elgato offers the world’s first truly portable high-speed drive featuring Thunderbolt technology. Elgato is privately held with offices in Munich, Germany and San Francisco, California.

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