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Announcements / IceTV API documentation
« on: March 15, 2016, 05:06:33 PM »
Hi Everyone,

We are please to announce that we have just released the documentation for the IceTV EPG and Smart Recording API.

With this documentation it is possible for PVR projects to be able to integrate into IceTV's EPG and Smart Recording service.

To be able to utilize the service an application developer will need to be apply for a developer key, this can be done by emailing developer@icetv.com.au (this is detailed in the documentation).

The documentation can be found at http://developer.icetv.com.au/

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With the launch of new channels (TEN HD, 7flix, along with 9Life and 9HD in NBN areas) we need to get the DVB Triplets for these channels so the guide information can be mapped correctly.

We need the following information for each channel in each region:

TSID
ONID
SID
Channel Name
Region

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To get these id numbers for each of these channels on the Beyonwiz T2/T3/T4 units:

- First you will need to make sure that you are in Intermediate or Expert mode.
  - In T4, T2 and recent T3 software versions go to 'Menu > System > GUI Settings' and change the 'Setup Mode' to Expert.
  - In older T3 software versions go to 'Menu > System > OSD Settings' and change the 'GUI Mode' to Expert.

Now you are ready to write down the TSID, ONID and SID numbers.

1. Change channel to one of those channels that has no IceTV guide data.
2. Exit any menus, EPGs and guides etc. i.e. Go to live TV.
3. Go to 'Menu > Information > Service'.
4. Once you are in the 'Information > Service' menu, press the Green button.
5. Now note the TSID, ONID and SID details shown for this channel.

Repeat steps 1 to 5 for all other affected channels, and reply to this thread with the details.

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To get these id numbers for each of these channels on the SKIPPA units:

1. Press Menu.
2. Select Settings and press OK.
3. Select Channels and press OK.
4. Select one of the affected channels and press the Yellow button.
5. Write down the Frequency MHz.
6. Write down the Triple including the colons.
7. Repeat steps 4 to 6 for the other affected channels.

Reply to this thread with the channel name, number, frequency and triple numbers (on 1 line per channel).

For example:

9 - Nine Sydney - 191.67 MHz - 4114:1056:1057
99 - GO! - 191.67 MHz - 4114:1056:1059

We will update this thread as these channels go live for IceTV in each of these regions.

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Announcements / IceTV Support over the Christmas period
« on: December 23, 2015, 03:49:31 PM »
IceTV support will be closed over the Christmas break this year.

We will be closed from the 25th December 2015 through to the 4th of January 2016.

Normal support operations will resume on the 5th of January 2016.

From all of us at IceTV we wish you all a safe and Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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General Discussion / MOVED: Is my TV dead?
« on: November 29, 2015, 07:25:27 PM »

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Announcements / IceTV Scheduled Maintenance tonight (22/10/2015)
« on: October 22, 2015, 05:54:28 PM »
Tonight IceTV will be performing scheduled maintenance on it's servers between Midnight tonight (22/10/2015) and 6am tomorrow (23/10/2015). We will be moving them to new hardware which will also involve changes to our DNS setup.

What does this mean to me?

During the maintenance window the IceTV service will be unavailable. Also as this includes a DNS change depending on your Internet Service Provider it might take between 24 to 48 hours to come back.

Is there anything I should do to prepare for this?

Any last minute scheduling of shows should be performed this evening before midnight for the next 24 to 48 hours if you have not already.

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SKIPPA / Current known issues for firmware 1.1.10600
« on: October 07, 2015, 09:48:29 AM »
This is the current known issues list for firmware version 1.1.10600:
  • Updates to IceTVís server can stop occurring (fix is being tested now)
  • When in standby on some machines the clock on the front display doesnít update (fix is being tested now)
  • On some machines after a period of time new recordings will not start (fix is being tested now)
  • Purple screen visible when in standby
  • Specific combinations of Wireless access points and SKIPPA cannot achieve a connection
  • Out of memory error experienced when using HbbTV or Opera TV Store

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SKIPPA / Release notes for firmware update 1.1.10600
« on: October 07, 2015, 09:46:00 AM »
The following fixes are in firmware 1.1.10600 (which is now available as an online update):
  • Fixed sort function on My Recordings screen when recordings are grouped
  • Fixed Series Recordings disappearing when no airings of the series are in the coming week
  • Fixed issue where My Recordings screen would not always update on open
  • Fixed where restarting the PVR could lose the last recorded show

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SKIPPA / Current known issues for firmware 1.1.10579
« on: September 28, 2015, 03:26:20 PM »
This will be a list of known issues for firmware version 1.1.10579

  • When recordings are grouped by folders then sort function doesn't work (fix is being tested now).
  • When setting a series recording and there are no showings in the coming week, that series recording will be deleted (fix is being tested now).
  • Opening the My Recordings screen doesn't always refresh the information shown, a workaround is available by pressing the back button then going back into the list of recordings (fix is being tested now).
  • When in standby on some machines the clock on the front display doesn't update
  • IceTV EPG and timer updates can stop occurring

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SKIPPA / Release notes for firmware update 1.1.10579
« on: September 28, 2015, 01:34:14 PM »
The following fixes are in firmware 1.1.10579:

  • Changes on Menu secreen, search, EPG and channels (settings) screens
  • Fixed clock/time sync issues
  • Fixed EPG and timers update frequency
  • Show more metadata on TV Guide screen, recorded shows screen, and iPlate

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Announcements / IceTV is pleased to sponsor Vertical Hold!
« on: October 27, 2014, 03:18:36 PM »
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Windows 8 Media Center / Download IceTV for Windows 8.1
« on: October 21, 2013, 03:13:51 PM »
Hi Guys,

Sorry for the delay, the client for Windows 8.1 Media Center can be downloaded from:

IceTV Interactive For Windows 8.1 (Version 3.0.0.38)

As usual, please let us know if you run into any issues with it.

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