As we continue to track the unannounced TiVo Bolt, we can now confirm the Roamio-replacement will feature 4k support. What my industry source couldn’t tell me is if this applies to all models and what it might do to hardware cost. But it’ll be quite impressive if TiVo beats both Apple TV and Roku to 4k. Of course, the real world value (in 2015) is debatable with only a subset of potential customers possessing a UHD set and a very limited amount of 4k content from the likes to Netflix and Amazon. Not to mention, many of those aforementioned 4k sets possess their very own Netflix and Amazon apps… although there are those who swear by TiVo OnePass.
- TiVo Bolt appears in four USPTO trademark filings
- Two TiVo units show up in CableLabs certification
- TiVo Bolt and “Aereo Edition” prematurely appear on TiVo website
- TiVo Bolt passes through FCC
- TiVo Bolt to feature 4k
- TiVo Bolt interface is more responsive and slightly modified
- TiVo Bolt in pictures