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Archive of posts tagged Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

Entertainment Devices Get Connected

Parks Associates announced it reckons that that 73% of U.S. broadband households connect one or more in-home entertainment devices to the Internet, an increase of 11% from the beginning of last year.

P&F USA Rolls Out Two New Philips HDRs

P&F USA announced two new Philips-branded high-definition DVR and streaming video players, the 500GB HDR5710 ($249.99) and 1TB HDR5750 ($299.99).

Microsoft Unleashes Xbox One

Microsoft announced its new Xbox One video game console and home entertainment system at a special event on May 21, 2013.

TiVo Launches TiVo Mini

TiVo Inc. announced its new TiVo Mini, a companion device that allows TiVo users to access apps and extend the viewing of live TV, recorded and streaming content, as well as on-demand programming, to rooms throughout their homes.

TiVo and Verizon Settle Patent Dispute

TiVo Inc. announced it has settled its pending patent litigation with Verizon Communications and that the companies have entered into a mutual patent licensing arrangement.

Homes Get Connected

ABI Research announced it forecasts that shipments of core home networking equipment and networked-enabled media devices will exceed one billion units by 2014.

HDD Storage Density to Double by 2016

IHS announced it forecasts that the maximum areal densities of hard disk drives (HDDs) will more than double by 2016.

Rovi TotalGuide Does Dallas

Rovi Corporation announced that its TotalGuide Solution for Service Providers is now available on Pace’s Dallas HD-DVR Set-Top Box (STB).

HGST Launches 2.5-Inch CinemaStar HDDs

HGST (formerly Hitachi Global Storage Technologies) announced its new CinemaStar 2.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs).

Whiteman Technology Rolls Out Delta DVR

Whiteman Technology announced its new Delta DVR, which employs Windows Media Center and can record up to six HD channels simultaneously to the unit’s 3TB hard drive.

Residential Gateway Market Going Great Guns

IHS announced it forecasts that the size of the residential gateway market will increase from 4.2 million units in 2012 to 12.6 million by 2015.

CE Devices Get Connected

NPD In-Stat announced it forecasts that the global installed base of Internet-connected consumer electronics devices will grow from 256.8 million units in 2011 to 1.34 billion units in 2016.

Accessibility Drives Content Demand

Deloitte LLP announced that it has released the results of its latest State of the Media Democracy survey.

Dissecting The Age of Multi-Source TV

The Diffusion Group announced its latest research report identifies five distinct segments of TV viewers, two of which look beyond live broadcast TV as their first entertainment choice.

STMicroelectronics STB Chip MoCA Certified

STMicroelectronics announced that it has obtained MoCA®1.1 certification for its STi7108M video decoder, enabling HD Set-Top Boxes (STBs) and Digital Video Recorders (DVRs) to share content and services throughout the home.