channel zapping

channel zapping

verb
See also: channel, zap
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On the other hand, the more traditional couch potato, which is a good customer, who subscribes to a number of premium packages and pays regularly, prefers channel zapping and browsing the EPG for the events, which are available on familiar channels.
all interactive TV features such as TV Guide, different ways of channel zapping, channel list, recommended and similar shows and nPVR also on DVB-T/T2 channels, allowing operator to provide the best viewing experience for their users regardless of chosen transport technology
1030 [2] recommends that digital IP television channel zapping time should not exceed the limit of 2 seconds.
Shen, "Fast Channel Zapping with Destination-Oriented Multicast for IP Video Delivery," IEEE Transactions on Parallel and Distributed Systems, Issue 99, 2012, pages 1-15.
New du TV service is powered by Microsoft Mediaroom, which features advanced multimedia capabilities including digital recording, video-on-demand, high-definition TV, instant channel zapping and multi-view capabilities and multi-language facility," Fareed said.
For IPTV, the new test set validates services and identifies potential issues such as channel zapping delay and Program IDentifier (PID) discovery.
This is Jinni's answer to random channel zapping and is one of the features supported by the Entertainment Genome[TM] which enables users to define and refine their content by mood, plot, audience, time period, and more.
The Videoscape solution has enabled us to deliver the new line-up with 43 regional Globo TV channels in HD with regional bouquets, a very fast channel zapping, great usability for the subscriber, and an entire roadmap of services, said Ariel Dascal , director of Oi TV.
Unlike analog TV, channel zapping delay increases due to the necessity of audio/video data buffering, decoding at STB and other additional signaling information.
Mediaroom now delivers IPTV services to over 4 million subscriber households and supports features such as instant channel zapping, HD VoD, whole home DVR and remote recording as well as rich interactive TV applications.
Mediaroom offers a more personal and connected alternative to digital cable or satellite TV services with exciting features such as instant channel zapping, HD VoD, whole home DVR, remote recording and rich interactive TV applications.
A rich, customizable web interface featuring Cover Flow navigation offers users the smooth and elegant channel zapping experience they expect from their iPhone.
Calix will showcase a demonstration of the latest Microsoft Mediaroom platform, which includes differentiating features like fast channel zapping and multiview capabilities that allow consumers to see multiple channels and programs on one screen.
Utilizing the companies' joint solution guarantees the utmost Quality of Experience to IPTV subscribers, including fast channel zapping, top quality TV even over low quality access lines, the ability to pause and rewind live TV, and more.
Dynamic subscriber behaviors, such as IPTV channel zapping, combined with a mix of triple-play traffic, severely stresses network equipment, potentially compromising video quality.
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