Tivo Developer Tools

From PVRblog: TiVo announces new developer tools:

The latest bit of information to come out is that TiVo is going to be opening up more to developers. The three new tools are TiVo Video Publisher, TiVo Multimedia Web Services API and TiVo Service Integration.

Here are more details and some interesting demographics about TiVo users. Could TiVo be tyring to head of MS and Cable companies by keeping their boxes a step ahead technologically? With these service, it becomes more than just a box for watching television and more like a MythTV box.