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  1. Videotron Picks Cisco DVRs

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    Wed, 28 Mar 2012

    Canadian cable operator Videotron has chosen Cisco 's Explorer 8642 HD- DVR set - top box platform to deploy the next generation of its enhanced illico digital TV service in the province of Quebec. Videotron already

  2. Rovi Guide Debuts in Pace Set-Tops

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    Wed, 23 May 2012

    ROVI ) has launched its Rovi TotalGuide Solution for Pace's (LSE: PIC ) Dallas HD- DVR set - top box (STB). The implementation on Dallas HD- DVRs will feature additional enhancements to TotalGuide, including further integration of Rovi

  1. TiVo Launches Four-Tuner DVR

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    Mon, 20 Aug 2012

    TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO ) announced the launch of its Premiere 4 DVR set - top box . It features four digital tuners to record four programs simultaneously, up to 75 hours of HD recording space, access to a library

  2. The State of the (DVR ) Union

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    Wed, 2 Feb 2011

    video recording ( DVR ) technology today is very good ..... doesn't include DVR ? What's up with ..... that growth driven by DVRs in set-top boxes ..... largest segment behind DVRs and will double in ..... awarded a network DVR patent , and in November

  3. Samsung Bakes DirecTV into Smart TVs

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    Wed, 11 Jan 2012

    ability to watch live broadcast and stored content from a compatible DirecTV DVR on Samsung's 2012 line of Smart TVs without the need for additional ..... user experience and replicate the full user interface (UI) of a DirecTV DVR set - top box .

  4. Technicolor Unveils Digital Home Offerings

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    Thu, 16 Jun 2011

    home. Booth demos include: MediaPlay STBs: The DCI807 is an Intel-powered 3D/HD hybrid broadband and video DVR set - top box . MediaAccess Gateways: The TG799vn is a triple-play service gateway for residential applications. MediaEncore

  5. 45% Find Cloud DVR 'Very Appealing'

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    Thu, 31 Jul 2014

    S. pay TV subscribers find cloud DVR technology very appealing. The research house ..... With the Supreme Court omitting cloud DVR in its recent Aereo ruling, pay TV ..... Belgium and France have some kind of DVR , Parks says. Consumer demand for

  6. DVRs in 44% of U.S. TV Households

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    Fri, 14 Oct 2011

    United States have at least one DVR , and one-third of DVR households have more than one DVR , representing 14% of all households having multiple DVRs . In 2005, 8% of all households had a DVR . In addition, 73% of all digital cable subscribers

  7. Broadband Today: Multiroom DVR

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    Wed, 9 Dec 2009

    moto_multi_ dvr _f2 The cable industry is definitely ..... possibilities inherent in multi-room DVRs , but the engineering side of ..... that cable subs want whole-home DVR capabilities, and they'll look ..... issues swirling around multi-room DVRs .

  8. DirecTV Adds DVR to Hotel Service

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    Tue, 17 Apr 2012

    DirecTV is now offering HD DVRs as part of its Residential Experience for Hotels service for the lodging industry. In addition to DVR functionality, the service includes the same HD programming guide as DirecTV's residential service, which


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