PVR

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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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TELECOMWORLDWIRE-22 July 2008-Pace selected as PVR supplier for Foxtel HD launch in Australia(C)1994-2008 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD http://www.
More specifically, the move may also be a great boon to the storage market, as hard drives will be used in new PVRs and, conceivably, even in digital broadcast recorders that might be integrated into a digital television itself.
In trials for PVRs in the US, 88 per cent of adverts went unwatched.
At this point, it became clear that PVRs are still for "geeks," just like computers once were.
The digital PVRs that are expected to replace VCRs can search channels, provide instant replays of live TV and are claimed to be easier to use than VCRs.
Analysts expect PVRs to take years to reach the market penetration of the ubiquitous videocassette recorder: Bernoff's projection is for PVRs to be in 900,000 homes by the end of next year, compared to nearly 90 million homes that currently have VCRs.
The adoption of PVR technologies is analyzed providing market forecasts and an overview of recent developments.
Evaluate how new digital products and services, such as PVRs and online gaming, will impact advertising revenue.
This is encouraging, and bodes well for AaaHaa search services on mobile phones, PVRs, and Internet TVs, as well as our just-released free webTV search-and-view software for PCs.
S3 recently extended its coLinkTV(TM) adaptation software product to support OpenTV's IPTV functionality, delivering a major competitive advantage to manufacturers and operators wishing to deploy interactive STBs and PVRs.
Devices enabled with the CWave[TM] UWB PL3100 chipset allow HD/Multimedia content located anywhere in the home to be shared across the existing coax backbone with wireless networking connections in each room for set-top boxes, HDTVs, PVRs, DVD players, media center PCs, and other multimedia equipment.
GIST's easy to use UGuide gives consumers true remote control, also enabling them to use cell phones to schedule recordings on PVRs at home.