Freesat is a British free-to-air satellite television service, provided by joint venture between the BBC and ITV plc. The service was formed as a memorandum in 2007 and has been marketed since 6 May 2008. Freesat offers a satellite alternative to the Freeview service on digital terrestrial television, with a broadly similar selection of channels available without subscription for users purchasing a receiver.
The Chowmain Freesat Channels driver is designed to replace the existing RF_CABLE cloud driver to automatically get the latest channels from Freesat including channel numbers, names, icons, currently playing information and more.
Updates data every 10 minutes
Currently playing data for each channel
Synopsis, duration, ratings for each channel
Ability to choose channel logo or now playing artwork for browse view
Ability to turn off synopsis for quicker playback
Selects the first unused Freesat box or compatible TV available in that particular room or if a Freesat box or compatible TV is in use in that room will send the channel to that box.
Programatically select a channel for playback in a particular room.
Can you give us some examples of how we could use this driver?
Channel surfing is now easier than ever with Control4.
Programatically select a channel. Tie the programming to a keypad on the wall, schedule or more.
What Freesat driver will this work with?
This driver is designed as a replacement RF_CABLE driver and will work with any Freesat box or compatible TV driver with a RF_CABLE binding. It is recommended that you obtain a compatible driver from the Control4 online database.
What hardware will this work on?
This driver has been tested to work on the following navigators