On Tuesday, Elgato Systems announced at Apple Expo in Paris new versions of the software that runs its
EyeHome hardware solutions, which provide the ability to record TV broadcasts on your Mac and stream video from your Mac to your TV, respectively. EyeTV 1.6 adds the ability to export digital video to iMovie, iDVD, DVD Studio Pro, Toast, the Web and e-mail as well as support for closed captioning in North America (only with the EyeTV 200), Dolby 5.1 surround sound on the Power Mac G5, more efficient use of the processor and more. Elgato has dropped the price of its EyeTV 200 solution to US$299; prices of the other EyeTV products remain the same.
EyeHome 1.5 offers upgraded navigation, improved DivX support as well as support for the Ogg Vorbis audio format, the ability to access your Pictures folder to display images and more. EyeHome has also been reduced in price to $199. Both software upgrades are free for registered users.