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PVR

abbreviation for
(Telecommunications) personal(ized) video recorder: a device for recording and replaying television programmes and films etc that uses a hard disk rather than videocassettes or DVDs and has various computer functions
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Bill Shea, president and CEO of PVR, said, PVR is pleased to announce this strategic expansion of our midstream business into the Utica Shale and we welcome the opportunity to serve Hess Corp.
We are excited about the synergy potential and cost benefits that accrue from the larger scale of operations of the combined network," PVR chairman and managing director Ajay Bijli told reporters in New Delhi on Thursday.
Pioneers of multiplex cinemas in India, PVR operates 40 cinemas with 173 screens spread over 24 key cities.
Analogue and digital TV receiver products developer Hauppauge Digital Inc (Nasdaq:HAUP) has announced that its HD PVR (personal video recorder) is now supported as a TV video recorder in Windows Media Center.
Network operators UPC Broadband, StarHub and AUSTAR have recently selected OpenTV PVR 2.
We evaluated several wireless video processing chipsets, and ViXS' XCode II was the perfect fit for the PVR features we had built into our TX4938 reference design," said Shardul Kazi, vice president of TX RISC Business Unit of TAEC.
Here's Pait on this subject: "There's a misperception that a PVR is a videotape replacement, that it's just a VCR with a hard drive," he told me.
Now, PVR customers who supply their companies with information about their favorite shows and other lifestyle preferences will be shown ads directed at them.
Fueled by consumer demand to time-shift television programming, pay-TV service providers are deploying millions of new PVR products each year.
By introducing set-tops with PVR and other attractive features, cable operators can reduce churn by at least one percent, which would save nearly $500 million annually for every one million subscribers in service installation costs.
We are pleased with the agreement of the boards of directors of PVR and PVG to merge the partnerships," Mr.
Demand for PVR products remains strong, fueled largely by pay-TV service providers who are ordering and deploying PVR products in record numbers.