Nuremberg/Munich, November 21, 2007 – IOSPIRIT announces the immediate
availability of Remote Buddy remote control software, version 1.8, which
now supports infrared remote controls supplied with EyeTV-based television
solutions. Users of Elgato’s EyeTV software can now use their familiar
hardware remote and Remote Buddy to control iTunes, iPhoto, DVD Player, and
VLC; watch presentations or videos, browse the hard drive, surf the web, or
change system settings. Remote Buddy contains built-in support for over 100
applications and system parameters.

The update is free of charge for existing Remote Buddy users. The full
version of Remote Buddy is available for 19.99 Euros (incl. VAT) and a
fully functional 30-day trial version is available for download at

Remote Buddy’s easy setup provides for fast configuration of the EyeTV
remote control. The updated 1.8 version of the software recognizes and
integrates the remote control during its communication with EyeTV.
Afterwards, the entire system can be controlled with Remote Buddy and the
key layout of the remote can be freely modified.

All Elgato television products and their included remote controls are
supported (with the exception of models EyeTV 250, 250 Plus, 300/310,
400/410, 500, 610, these are still being worked on) as well as all
TV-Sticks that include EyeTV by TerraTec and Pinnacle.

System Requirements: EyeTV 2.5.1, Remote Buddy 1.8, a hardware remote
control supported by EyeTV. Both EyeTV and Remote Buddy need to be running
at the same time.


The IOSPIRIT GmbH has been founded in 2004 by Felix Schwarz with the aim of
developing high-quality software for the Mac – low-priced, so everybody can
enjoy it. A special focus during development lies on the latest
technologies in Mac OS X, their innovative use, own innovations and
industry novelties – far away from outworn paths. At the same time the
IOSPIRIT GmbH is its own distributor. The platform used therefore is an
internal development – tailored to the needs of the market – and therefore
allows efficient and fast processing of incoming orders and queries.

The IOSPIRIT GmbH is based in Nuremberg, Germany.

About Elgato Systems

Elgato Systems creates award-winning products that enable customers to
watch, record, edit and share video and TV within the digital home. The
highly acclaimed EyeTV series is the world leader in digital TV recording
and High Definition TV for the Mac. EyeConnect is the premier solution for
streaming Mac content to networked media players in the home. Founded in
1992 by Dr. Markus Fest, the inventor of Toast CD recording software,
Elgato is a privately held company with headquarters in Munich, Germany and
a US subsidiary in San Francisco, California.