It appears that since the "Broadcast Flag" was struck down, more HDTV tuner cards for PC’s will be coming to the market. These cards are useful for hobbyists who want to build an HDTV DVR, instead of waiting for TiVo/Sony/Someone to sell one. Since next year’s World Cup will be available in high definition, this may be a project to put on my todo list for next spring.
"With the broadcast flag being struck down this past summer, a number
of TV tuner card manufacturers are aggressively doing HDTV TV tuner
card products for retail and I’m happy to say that all of them are
bundling our software," Rakesh Agrawal, SnapStream president