[mythtv-users] LxMSuite.com to provide services to the Myth community

Devan Lippman devan.lippman at gmail.com
Fri May 6 00:18:30 UTC 2005

If I were gonna give anyone 5$ I think it would be all of you who put
the base platform together, not some company who wrote some plugins
for Myth.  Once again guys, awesome job!  But if you're happy with it
then I'm happy with it and I wish LxM the best.

Devan Lippman <devan at lippman.net>

On 5/5/05, Donavan Stanley <geckofiend at gmail.com> wrote:
> For the past several months I've been working with a company that's
> preparing  a commercial offering using MythTV for the high-end
> home-theater market.  They expressed their interest in  seeing Myth
> grow beyond it's current hobbyist niche to that of a full consumer
> level product.  Rather than simply take Myth and run with it they
> decided to "do the right thing" and embrace the Myth community and
> it's developers and work with us to move things forward.
> These guys could have been like any number of companies that have and
> have had commercial Myth offerings and just taken the source and shut
> us out. They instead approached Isaac, myself and some others about
> doing things right.  I'm very excited about what the future holds with
> Technovera involved.
> To that end, today they're taking the wraps off of "LxMSuite" a pilot
> project to provide data services and community related services to the
> Myth user base.  I'll let the website (http://www.lxmsuite.com) speak
> for itself and simply add some info that's not available there.
> Coming down the pipe in the near term from them are:
> * The first of many new themes. James Meyer has been working closely
> with some artists/UI designers hired by Technovera to produce the
> first of many themes.  It's nearly complete and is *really* sharp, I'm
> currently running it on my main machine and frankly it makes my own
> themes look like a piles of dog crap. Some screenshots are:
> http://www.lxmsuite.com/theme_preview/menu1.jpg (there's 6 of those,
> just change the number)
> http://www.lxmsuite.com/theme_preview/playbackbox_preview.jpg
> http://www.lxmsuite.com/theme_preview/playbackbox_nopreview.jpg and
> http://www.lxmsuite.com/theme_preview/video_manager.jpg.
> * A community web portal offering entertainment news and reviews as
> well as info of interested to home theater / HTPC users.
> * A recommendation engine for Myth.
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