When the team is back from CES, we’ll get working on some preview videos like we did with the new Roku and Android TV interfaces last year and as soon as we’re ready to go into beta, we’ll make sure to let you all know!
On the note of changing channels, do you think we could see a post breaking down what exactly happens when we change channels (and thus the delay)? There have been a few theories posted by users but it would be nice to have an explanation from Tablo.
@Andrroid@jayeffgee - We have already done a ton of optimizations around live TV startup and we’re always looking for ways to shave more time off of it, but the reality is that most set-top-boxes require at least 3 segments of video to begin playback.
If you have ‘Fast Live TV’ enabled in your settings, you’ll get 2 two second segments delivered before playback will begin which is at least 6 seconds and doesn’t include the time the signal takes to get from the Tablo to your device across your network.
If you don’t have ‘Fast Live TV’ enabled you’ll get 5 segments - 3 that are 2 seconds long and 2 that are three seconds long for a minimum of 12 seconds plus delivery time.
Having attended CES, and being an early adopter for many years, I share the enthusiasm for new platforms being supported by Tablo.
I appeal to your company to apply some resources to FIX the problems which in some cases have plagued
the Tablo for a YEAR OR MORE.
On the Roku and Nexus players, I have recordings which cannot be deleted, icons which show up for nonexistent recordings,
On the Nexus and iOS players, I have navigation bugs which take me to broken screens.
This website is ABSOLUTELY FILLED with issues and problems which have been going on for hundreds of users, perhaps thousands of users, for many months, in some cases longer than one year.
Ignoring existing user issues to create additional buggy (or not buggy) new player apps for LG and AppleTV totally disrespects current paying customers in my opinion. It says you are more interested in attracting new users at the expense of dismissing current and early adopters.