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LifeView is the brand line marketed by Animation Technologies, a Taiwanese manufacturer of PC multimedia and video products.
Since it was founded in 1990, Animation Technologies Inc. has been one of the pioneers in video capture technology and has become the industry leader in the development and manufacturing of multimedia video technology. The company is committed to developing and marketing cutting-edge multimedia and video products for the corporate, consumer and OEM markets. With its experienced R&D team and its hands-on top management, Animation Technologies is uniquely positioned to develop and promote innovative video-capture products.
 
 
 
 
Headquartered in Taiwan, Animation Technologies markets its "LifeView" brand of products through strong regional distribution channels on every continent. LifeView Inc., our office in Fremont, California, is dedicated to providing outstanding service to the US market. Our new Europe logistics center,allows us to provide maximum responsiveness to the needs of our European customers.
 
The company develops, manufactures and markets product lines including internal and external analog TV solution,dual TV solution (Analog+DVB-T) and other innovative information appliance products the TV Walker USB video-capture series and the Fly-CAM PC camera series – providing our customers with powerful, compact and affordable multimedia solutions.
 
 
 
Animation Technology’s dedication to quality is reflected in its having earned ISO 9001 certification in 2001—as well as numerous awards that are detailed in this website’s “Awards” section.
 
   
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Animation Technologies is also the OEM for a large number of products marketed by other vendors ([[AOpen_LR351|example]]).
   
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The LifeView company are not at all Linux friendly and you should avoid buying their DVB-T devices unless you have no alternative. LifeView supports only Windows and, in the case of the [[LifeView TV Walker Twin DVB-T (LR540)|TV Walker Twin]], they even refuse to support the device under Windows Vista.
'''Links'''
 
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==== Supported Devices (an incomplete listing) ====
[http://www.lifeview.com/]Lifeview web page
 
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* [[LifeView FlyVideo2000|FlyVideo2000]]
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* [[LifeView FlyVideo3000FM NTSC|FlyVideo3000FM and FlyVideo3000]]
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* [[LifeView FlyVideo3000 PAL-N|FlyVideo3000 PAL-N]]
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* [[LifeView FlyDVB-T Hybrid|FlyDVB-T Hybrid]]
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* [[LifeView FlyDVB-T Hybrid CardBus|FlyDVB-T Hybrid CardBus]]
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* [[LifeView FlyDVB-T Duo CardBus|FlyDVB-T Duo CardBus]]
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* [[LifeView FlyTV Platinum|FlyTV Platinum]]
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* LV5T [http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices#Afatech_AF9013_and_AF9015]
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Starting to be supported:
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* [[LifeView TV Walker Twin DVB-T (LR540)|TV Walker Twin]] (and [http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_USB_Devices#LifeView_TV_Walker_Twin])
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* [[LifeView LR534]] ... an OEM for Packard Bell
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* [[LifeView LR506|TV Walker Q DVB-T]]
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* [[LifeView TV Walker Studio Hybrid (LR505TF)|TV Walker Studio Hybrid (LR505TF)]] ... maybe?
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* [[LifeView FlyTV Express M5]] MST-TA and MST-T2A2 (LR512)
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Currently not supported:
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* [[LifeView LR535]]
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* [[LifeView LR505]]
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* TV Walker Q Plus
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* TV Walker P Plus
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* TV Walker QQ
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* [[LifeView FlyDVB-T Hybrid Ex LR320]] (hardware analog encoder, based on the [[WISchip GO7007]])
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etc ...
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=== Old LifeView devices list ===
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TODO: sort this list to thesupported/unsupported
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* FlyVideo - [[Zoran]] (LR25)
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* FlyVideo EZ - [[Zoran]]
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* FlyVideo - Capture only ([[Zoran zr3612x|ZR36120]] + SAA7110) (LR37 Rev.C)
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* Flyvideo 98 - w/eeprom and PCI subsystem ID (LR50 Rev.Q )
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* Flyvideo 98 - no eeprom (LR50 Rev.W)
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* Flyvideo 98 EZ - capture only (LR51 Rev.E)
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* Flyvideo 2000 series - (LR90)
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* Lifetec/Medion LT 9815 - (LR90 Rev.F)
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* Flyvideo DVBS - (LR97)
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* FlyVideo A2 - LR90 Rev.F (w/Remote, w/o FM, stereo TV by tda9821)
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"Flyvideo II" had been the name for the 848 cards, nowadays (in Germany) this name is re-used for LR50 Rev.W. The Lifeview website has even more names: Flyvideo III,2100, 3000,3100. These cards are sold by many OEMs too.
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==External Links==
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* [http://www.lifeview.hk Lifeview web page]
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[[Category:Vendor]]

Latest revision as of 00:19, 31 May 2013

LifeView is the brand line marketed by Animation Technologies, a Taiwanese manufacturer of PC multimedia and video products.

Animation Technologies is also the OEM for a large number of products marketed by other vendors (example).

The LifeView company are not at all Linux friendly and you should avoid buying their DVB-T devices unless you have no alternative. LifeView supports only Windows and, in the case of the TV Walker Twin, they even refuse to support the device under Windows Vista.

Supported Devices (an incomplete listing)

Starting to be supported:

Currently not supported:

etc ...

Old LifeView devices list

TODO: sort this list to thesupported/unsupported

  • FlyVideo - Zoran (LR25)
  • FlyVideo EZ - Zoran
  • FlyVideo - Capture only (ZR36120 + SAA7110) (LR37 Rev.C)
  • Flyvideo 98 - w/eeprom and PCI subsystem ID (LR50 Rev.Q )
  • Flyvideo 98 - no eeprom (LR50 Rev.W)
  • Flyvideo 98 EZ - capture only (LR51 Rev.E)
  • Flyvideo 2000 series - (LR90)
  • Lifetec/Medion LT 9815 - (LR90 Rev.F)
  • Flyvideo DVBS - (LR97)
  • FlyVideo A2 - LR90 Rev.F (w/Remote, w/o FM, stereo TV by tda9821)

"Flyvideo II" had been the name for the 848 cards, nowadays (in Germany) this name is re-used for LR50 Rev.W. The Lifeview website has even more names: Flyvideo III,2100, 3000,3100. These cards are sold by many OEMs too.

External Links