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In broadcasting, time shifting is the recording of programming to a storage medium to be viewed or listened to after the live broadcasting. [1]

23 relations: BT TV, Commercial skipping, Copyright infringement, Digital video recorder, DStv, Effects of time zones on North American broadcasting, Electronic program guide, Fair use, Format shifting, Freesat+, Freeview (UK), Lawsuit, List of movie television channels, Place shifting, Podcast, Sky+, Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc., South Africa, Supreme Court of the United States, Timeshift channel, TiVo, V+, Videocassette recorder.


BT TV is a subscription IPTV service offered by BT; a division of United Kingdom telecommunications company BT Group, and was originally launched as BT Vision in December 2006.

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Commercial skipping

Commercial skipping is a feature of some digital video recorders that makes it possible to automatically skip commercials in recorded programs.

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Copyright infringement

Copyright infringement is the use of works protected by copyright law without permission, infringing certain exclusive rights granted to the copyright holder, such as the right to reproduce, distribute, display or perform the protected work, or to make derivative works.

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Digital video recorder

A digital video recorder (DVR) is an electronic device that records video in a digital format to a disk drive, USB flash drive, SD memory card, SSD or other local or networked mass storage device.

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DStv (Digital Satellite Television) is a Sub-Saharan African direct broadcast satellite service owned by MultiChoice.

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Effects of time zones on North American broadcasting

The scheduling of television programming in North America (namely the United States, Canada, and Mexico) must cope with different time zones.

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Electronic program guide

Electronic program guides (EPGs) and interactive program guides (IPGs) are menu-based systems that provide users of television, radio and other media applications with continuously updated menus displaying broadcast programming (TV listings in the UK) or scheduling information for current and upcoming programming.

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Fair use

Fair use is a doctrine in the law of the United States that permits limited use of copyrighted material without having to first acquire permission from the copyright holder.

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Format shifting

Format shifting is the conversion of media files into different file format or Data compression (video coding format and audio coding format).

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Freesat+ is a consumer brand introduced to raise consumer awareness and promote sales of Freesat-capable digital TV recorders, otherwise known as personal video recorders.

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Freeview (UK)

Freeview is the United Kingdom's digital terrestrial television platform.

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A lawsuit (or suit in law) is "a vernacular term for a suit, action, or cause instituted or depending between two private persons in the courts of law." A lawsuit is any proceeding by a party or parties against another in a court of law.

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List of movie television channels

Movie channels are television specialty channels that present film content.

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Place shifting

Space shifting (or spaceshifting), also known as place shifting (or placeshifting), allows media, such as music or films, which is stored on one device to be accessed from another place through another device.

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A podcast, or generically netcast, is an episodic series of digital audio or video files which a user can download and listen to.

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Sky+, or Sky Plus, is a personal video recorder (PVR) service for Sky in the UK.

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Sony Corp. of America v. Universal City Studios, Inc.

Sony Corp.

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South Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa.

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Supreme Court of the United States

The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.

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Timeshift channel

A timeshift channel is a television channel carrying a time-delayed rebroadcast of its "parent" channel's programming.

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TiVo is a digital video recorder (DVR) developed and marketed by TiVo Corporation and introduced in 1999.

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V+ (previously known as TVDrive) is a set-top box for Virgin Media's Virgin TV service, which provides personal video recording (PVR) and high definition (HD) functionality to customers who subscribe to the service.

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Videocassette recorder

A videocassette recorder, VCR, or video recorder is an electromechanical device that records analog audio and analog video from broadcast television or other source on a removable, magnetic tape videocassette, and can play back the recording.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_shifting

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