European users of the iPhone and iPad have a new method of getting TV programs on the iPhone or iPad using a new hotspot from equinox. The TV hotspot is the first in Europe and delivers digital TV in DVB-T/DTT/TNT formats directly to the Apple devices using WiFi.
The gadget is called the tizi and it is black with a very small and compact design. The tizi has a preconfigured wireless network and to get TV on the iPhone or iPad the user only needs to select that preconfigured network on their device. The tizi is good for up to three and a half hours per charge and charges via a USB port.
It can be charged using the iPhone or iPad AC wall adapter and has a LED indicator light to show the battery level. The tizi supports iOS4 and will require that OS on the iPhone 3GS or 4, iPod touch, and the iPad will work with the hotspot using iOS 3.2. The tizi is available right now online and sells for €149.95. the required app is on the App Store right now at no charge.