channel zapping

channel zapping

verb
See also: channel, zap
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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.
This LifeVibes for Android portfolio includes high-quality online video playback with fast start-up and channel zapping, plus intuitive shoot-shape-share for social media.
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.
LifeVibes(TM) QuickStart Improves Watching TV on Mobile Handsets Through Faster Start up, Quicker and Easier Channel Zapping, and Reduced Re-Buffering
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.
In addition to full digital video recording, video on demand and high- definition TV capabilities, the Microsoft Mediaroom platform enables several next-generation TV features, including personal media sharing, instant channel zapping and multichannel viewing features.
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.
Building upon existing Microsoft IPTV features, such as enhanced digital video recording, video on demand, high-definition television and instant channel zapping, the Microsoft Mediaroom platform introduces the following:
Leveraging superior encoding and streaming technologies, Alcatel's interactive mobile TV solution offers EDGE and 3G users a best-in-class mobile TV experience, thanks to rich-media player and electronic program guide (EPG) features, smart navigation and fast channel zapping, as well as video and audio quality optimized for mobile handsets.
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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