VBox products bring multi-user and multi-device Live TV broadcast, as well as DVR capabilities to any device connected to your home network. With VBox, you can experience TV on your terms, making TV viewing and recording flexible and seamless across Smart TVs, smartphones, streamers, PC & Mac, tablets, game consoles, and more.
Both devices stream broadcast-quality Live TV channels up to 4K and recast them to the screen of your choice. The devices’ multi-room DVR capabilities, allows you to watch and record shows on any device, like Smart TVs, tablets, smartphones, and computers.
The VBox Android TV Gateway runs certified Android TV OS, and delivers both OTT content and streams up to 4K Live TV channels.
However, the VBox TV Gateway is a stand-alone network tuner that streams and recasts broadcast live TV.
VBox TV Gateway is a dual-tuner, whereas the VBox Android TV gateway is a quad-tuner.
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VBox does not charge any subscription fees.
The VBox TV Gateway allows accessing your VBox device at home remotely and stream Live TV to connected devices on-the-go, over WiFi or Cellular data connection.
VBox Android TV Gateway has four tuners, for a minimum of four Free-To-Air/ Over-The-Air simultaneous channels.
VBox TV Gateway has two tuners, for a minimum of two Free-To-Air/ Over-The-Air simultaneous channels.
VBox allows you to set streaming of additional channels per tuner, coming from the same frequency, to increase the number of people watching simultaneously. For additional information and further instructions, please refer to paragraph 7.6.1- Limit single channel streaming per UPnP client, in the Full User Manual.
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Yes. The VBox Android TV Gateway is a certified Android TV device by Google, running on Android TV OS.
The VBox Android TV Gateway device allows you to choose whether to use it as a stand-alone TV Gateway device, recasting and recording Live TV to all connected and mobile devices, or connect it to your TV via HDMI and use it as Android TV interface device.
Yes. As a certified Android TV device, the VBox Android TV Gateway has Chromecast built in.
As a certified Android TV device, VBox supports every application that can be found locally on the Android TV Google Play Store or in different APKs. However, some applications require more specific certifications and VBox is constantly striving to provide our users with all applications.
With VBox you can use applications and reach them in different ways, such as, the mirror feature in Google to mirror every application found on your smartphone to your TV set. Moreover, you can use APKs from previous versions and Chromecast. For example, Netflix can be watched by using the mirror feature or using the 4.16.1 version of the app.
VBox does not limit the number of people watching simultaneously. The number of devices that can be used to watch the recorded program is determined by the capacity of the home network and the performance of the storage device.
TV shows are recorded and saved on your external storage, USB flash drive or SD card or NAS. The recorded media content is stored on the home network and remotely accessed, so that you enjoy the freedom to record as many programs as you want, and watch them anywhere, anytime.
The recommended format is NTFS so you can save recordings over 4 gigabytes.
The VBox Android TV Gateway and the VBox TV Gateway allows you to take your DVR to go and watch recorded content, both online and offline, on any device, anywhere. Also allows you to remotely access your recordings at your home network, and watch or schedule recordings online.
This troubleshoot may appear when the USB is connected during the Android TV configuration stage, prior to the “VBox TV Gateway ” Setup stage.
Once the connection has been made between the storage device and Android TV, the storage device will become unavailable for recordings by “VBox Live TV” app.
To avoid this- when setting up Android TV with USB storage already connected, you will be notified that a “USB Drive Connected”. Click “Back” when this message appears and continue with the settings. Later on, as you will set up your TV channels, instructions on how to set the recording location will appear.
This message may also appear in the devices “Notifications” and can also be found in the Settings>Storage & Reset. In all cases exit the message without selecting a setting.
Therefore, we recommend you to connect the USB storage device during the “VBox TV Gateway” setup.
The VBox Android TV Gateway and VBox TV Gateway both stream Live TV in broadcast quality, up to 4k, depending on the TV service and the Over-The-Air channel.
While away from your router or with low WiFi network reception, the VBox Android TV Gateway’s transcoding capabilities allow you to set the bit rate of the video from 240P to 1080P.
Both VBox Android TV Gateway and VBox TV Gateway stream Full HD 1080p and surround sound – For amazing TV experience.