kdetv is a KDE application to watch TV on the desktop. Features include deinterlacing (DScaler algorithms), three view modes, a channel scanner, the ability to import the channel files of three other TV programs, teletext and closed caption decoding, and an easy-to-use graphical user interface. The application supports remote controls using KDELIRC, a component shipped in KDE 3.2. kdetv requires KDE libraries version 3.2 or above, a TV tuner card with video4linux or XVideo-input support, and an ALSA or OSS compatible mixer device.
ETV is a personal video recorder (PVR) especially suited for European use. It can schedule by hand or according to rules based on XMLTV. It can also time-shift. The recorder runs on Linux, and the scheduler and frontend on either Linux or Windows. Its GUI is designed to be used with a remote on a TV screen.
StreamTuned is a stream player and recorder. It plays and records audio and video streams using Mplayer as a backend. It can parse stream URLs and related information from playlists, Web pages, or XML/RSS feeds. It can act as a Podcast client, and allows for local and remote (Web service) access to the repositories containing your stream URLs. It is the basis for MythStream, an unofficial MythTV plugin.
The bILDA project consists of a specialized open source D/A converter hardware and control software, which make it possible to control entertainment laser show projectors using Linux. Full hardware plans are provided. On the software side the device firmware and a Linux kernel module are available. A small application to play laser show animations in *.ild file format is also included.
Linux Video Surveillance (eLViS) provides a user interface for watching motion frames captured by the motion program as JPEG files. It has VCR-like controls, rewind, stop, play, and fast forward. It lets you view up to four motion threads (camera sources) and has a simple configuration panel.