DVR

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DVR

abbr.
digital video recorder

DVR

abbreviation for
(Electronics) digital video recorder
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* If you believe that these are malicious innovations that should be banned, then you support the current laws that have resulted in the companies that offered the first DVR (ReplayTV) and Digital Audio Player (the Rio) being bankrupted through lawsuits; laws that prop up old industries and create higher barriers for competitors; laws that legally barred satellite TV companies from selling TV to those who could access cable.
As far back as ReplayTV, an entrant into DVRs and streaming back when few of us had even heard of streaming, the cat-and-mouse game between broadcasters and time-shifting viewers has often started with a technology revolution and ended with a litigated gagging of the technology's use.
The digital video recorder is about 15 years old (imagine, TiVo and ReplayTV would be teenagers), and while it took longer than some analysts anticipated, the technology has clearly rewritten the rules of viewing.
Years ago, the broadcast networks sued a similar service, ReplayTV, and won on copyright infringement grounds.
manufacturer of the ReplayTV DVR, a device that had the ability to
And, as new entrants like MP3.com, ReplayTV, and iCrave TV learned the hard way, trying and failing to cross the Ts and dot the Is, even with the advice of counsel, is a great way to find yourself sued into bankruptcy.
Hurowitz, Comment, Copyright in the New Millennium: Is the Case Against ReplayTV a New Betamax for the Digital Age?, 1 COMM.
digital television recorders (such as ReplayTV and TiVo).
If you're counting how many tech vendors I talked to in one half-day period, toss in Digital Networks North America; my ReplayTV 5160 recorder was acting up, too.
Now, individuals owning digital video recorders (DVRs) or personal video recorders (PVRs) automatically can delete all (or some) of the many commercials simply by touching a button, or they can last forward through commercials with ease--thanks to Sonic/Blue's ReplayTV with a delete button and TiVo with its fast forward button.
TiVo and its competitors, ReplayTV and UltimateTV, are part of a recent technology trend allowing viewers--whether connected to basic and digital cable, satellite or analog systems--to record hours of programs that can be watched immediately or later.