Learn about the BlueCurve TV hardware platform ecosystem for next-generation TV viewing from Shaw. Consisting of the BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3), Portal and Remote Control. The BlueCurve TV platform combines live television, PVR and on-demand programming with apps and online content providing a richer, personalized TV experience.   

 

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Up to three BlueCurve TV boxes can be installed and networked together for Increased storage and tuners. In addition, each BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) may have up to 3 portals connected, with a 12 TV maximum.

                                         
BlueCurve TV Player | 4K (XG1v4)

The BlueCurve TV Player | 4K (XG1v4) brings a sleek new design, and introduces exciting features like 4K and Bluetooth support. Up to three BlueCurve TV Players may be networked together in your home for more tuners and storage capacity.

 

 

Some key features of the BlueCurve TV Player | 4K (XG1v4) include:

  • BlueCurve TV
    Experience our best-in-class TV product with BlueCurve TV
  • Voice Remote
    The BlueCurve TV Voice Remote is included
  • Multiple Networked PVRs
    Up to three BlueCurve TV boxes can be installed, for increased storage and tuners
  • Aim Anywhere
    Device can be completely hidden from sight and remote commands will still register from up to 50 feet away.
  • Cloud PVR*
    Record content to the cloud and watch it anywhere, anytime with BlueCurve TV. Up to six simultaneous recordings are supported.
  • 4K (Ultra HD)**
    Enjoy Netflix content in 4K (Ultra HD)

 

* Cloud PVR features are only available customers in Calgary and select surrounding areas at this time. Learn more.

** 4K content only available with Netflix at this time. Requires Netflix premium plan.

Related: Hardware Information - BlueCurve TV Player | 4K (XG1v4) 

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BlueCurve TV Player | Wireless 4K (Xi6)

Our wireless set-top box brings a sleek new design, and introduces exciting features like WiFi connectivity and Cloud PVR storage. A BlueCurve Gateway is required to connect the BlueCurve TV Player | Wireless 4K (Xi6) in your home.

 

Note: At this time, the BlueCurve TV Player | Wireless 4K (Xi6) is available only for select customers in Calgary and surrounding areas. Availability will expand to other regions at a later date. Visit BlueCurve TV Player | Wireless 4K (Xi6) FAQs to learn more.

 

BlueCurve TV Player | Wireless 4K (Xi6)

 

Some key features of the BlueCurve TV Player | Wireless 4K (Xi6) include:

  • BlueCurve TV
    Experience our best-in-class TV product with BlueCurve TV.
  • Voice Remote
    The BlueCurve TV Voice Remote is included.
  • Aim Anywhere
    Device can be completely hidden from sight and remote commands will still register from up to 50 feet away.
  • Wireless Connectivity
    Watch TV anywhere in your home with our first wireless set-top box.
  • Cloud PVR
    Record content to the cloud and watch it anywhere, anytime with BlueCurve TV. Up to six simultaneous recordings are supported.
  • 4K (Ultra HD)*
    Enjoy Netflix and YouTube content in 4K (Ultra HD).

 

* 4K content only available with Netflix at this time. Requires Netflix premium plan.

Related: Hardware Information - BlueCurve TV Player | Wireless 4K (Xi6) 

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BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3)

The BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) acts as a standalone PVR and as a gateway for portals to communicate with the system. As a High Definition Personal Video Recorder (HDPVR), the BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) has some great new features that will improve your TV viewing experience. 

 

BlueCurve TV PVR

 

Some key features of the BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) include:

  • BlueCurve TV
    Experience our best-in-class TV product with BlueCurve TV
  • Voice Remote
    The BlueCurve TV Voice Remote is included
  • Multiple Networked PVRs
    Up to three BlueCurve TV boxes can be installed, for increased storage and tuners
  • Aim Anywhere
    Device can be completely hidden from sight and remote commands will still register from up to 50 feet away.
  • Cloud PVR*
    Record content to the cloud and watch it anywhere, anytime with BlueCurve TV. Up to six simultaneous recordings are supported.

 

Cloud PVR features are only available customers in Calgary and select surrounding areas at this time. Learn more.

Related: Hardware Information - BlueCurve TV Player (XG1v3) 

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BlueCurve TV Player (XiD)

The BlueCurve TV Player (XiD) is the base portal hardware that exists for the BlueCurve TV ecosystem. The function of the portal is to connect Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA) to the BlueCurve TV class of PVRs. The BlueCurve Portal will allow you to stop a recorded show in one room and pick it up in another so you can watch your programming when you want and from which ever room you want. Use remote commands to control your programming from anywhere in your home.

 

BlueCurve Portal

 

Some key features of the BlueCurve TV Player (XiD) include:

  • BlueCurve TV
    Experience our best-in-class TV product with BlueCurve TV
  • Reduced Size
    At just over five inches wide and three and a half inches deep, the BlueCurve TV Player (XiD) is compact enough so you don’t have to worry about changing your device setup
  • Voice Remote
    The BlueCurve TV Voice Remote is included
  • Aim Anywhere
    Device can be completely hidden from sight and remote commands will still register from up to 50 feet away
  • 25-minute live TV buffer
    For live TV recording and playback.

Related: Hardware Information - BlueCurve TV Player (XiD) 

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BlueCurve TV remote control

Of course, no cable box would be anything without the remote control. The BlueCurve TV remote control has a built in microphone for voice control. Quickly access all of your favourite TV shows, On Demand content and BlueCurve TV apps using your voice. A BlueCurve TV remote is included with every BlueCurve TV cable box.

 

Some key features of the BlueCurve TV remote include:

  • Voice key and microphone
    Just press the button on the remote, say what you want, then see it
  • Quick and easy setup
    Simplified programming steps for quick device pairing via on screen instructions
  • Amber coloured backlight
    For ease of use even at nighttime
  • Accelerometer
    Backlight comes on as soon as the remote is picked up
  • Aim Anywhere
    Control your BlueCurve TV system from up to 50 feet away, even when your cable box is out of sight

Related: How to Program your BlueCurve TV Remote Control

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