Hauppauge Computer Works is a US manufacturer and marketer of electronic video hardware for personal computers. Hauppauge was co-founded by Kenneth Plotkin and Kenneth Aupperle, and became incorporated in 1982.
The Company is the worldwide leader in developing and manufacturing PC based TV tuners, data broadcast receivers and video capture products. Hauppauge’s products allow PC users to watch television on their PC screens, videoconference and create both still video images and digital TV recordings. Hauppauge’s flagship product, the WinTV, is the leading branded TV tuner card for PCs.
Hauppauge Computer Works is a division of Hauppauge Digital Inc. In December of 2008, Hauppauge Digital Inc. acquired the Pinnacle PCTV product line from Avid, and now runs PCTV tuner products as a separate division. [Source: Wikipedia, hauppauge.com]