One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A device that records audio and video input, typically from a television signal, on to a hard disk.
- ‘So you're interested in turning your PC into a digital video recorder, but the notion of opening your computer to install a TV-tuner card gives you the shakes.’
- ‘Although only six million homes today have digital video recorders, by 2020 half of American television households, or 58 million homes, will have them.’
- ‘The devices probably would plug right into the digital video recorders through a USB (universal serial bus) connection.’
- ‘You can use it to connect any device that has a standard Ethernet port, including consumer devices such as internet radios, digital video recorders and other internet appliances.’
- ‘Within the next two years we will see the elimination for the need of digital video recorders (DVRs).’
- ‘Japanese advertisers, like those in the U.S., worry about growing use of digital video recorders, now in 15% of Japan's homes.’
- ‘It's three products in one: a digital video recorder, an Internet browser and a satellite receiver.’
- ‘The digital video recorder, formerly known as the personal video recorder was everywhere.’
- ‘These are devices (such as digital video recorders and Internet access devices) that connect to the TV but are typically downstream of the decoder box.’
- ‘The software is capable of acting as a digital video recorder, whether it's TV, camcorder or VCR.’
- ‘The computer looks like a digital video recorder and its companion monitor so resembles a television that most people probably wouldn't believe it's a PC.’
- ‘He placed an order for 20 million digital video recorders for his customers.’
- ‘A digital video recorder can be used to allow users to fast forward through segments of a recorded video signal, such as commercial breaks, while still allowing the advertiser a limited opportunity to present an advertising message.’
- ‘The advent of personal digital video recorders has transformed the experience of watching TV for millions of people.’
- ‘Smart surveillance solutions require networked surveillance cameras and digital video recorders, combined with advanced recognition and tracking applications.’
- ‘Home entertainment is going through a new evolution, thanks to the digital video recorder.’
- ‘In an era when fragmentation, multitasking and digital video recorders undermine traditional television business models, sports have become one of the last bastions of engaged mass audiences.’
- ‘The digital video recorders we cover here include at least a hard disk drive for initially capturing video and a DVD recorder for saving hard disk recordings.’
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