placeshifting

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placeshifting

To watch or listen to a video or audio program in a different venue. Digital media hubs let you watch videos and look at photos on your TV that are stored in your computer, and wireless viewers retrieve your media while you move around the house. Sling Media's Slingbox (www.slingmedia.com) does the opposite. It streams TV, cable, satellite and DVR programs to any local or remote PC. Contrast with timeshifting. See digital media hub.

Podcasts Are Placeshifted
Podcasts are a type of placeshifting because radio broadcasts are heard from a portable digital media player, rather than a regular radio or Internet radio. See podcast.
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208) While this particular hypothetical is perhaps unremarkable, cumulative similar hypotheticals suggest an increase in economic activity as a result of the ability to placeshift.
With Slingbox PRO-HD, our customers will have the ability to placeshift their HD programming without sacrificing the quality of the picture," said Blake Krikorian, co-founder, chairman and CEO of Sling Media.
Users choose the files that they want to placeshift on their home server, so they can access them from a web-enabled device outside their home.
While the current Slingbox enables consumers to placeshift their favorite TV programming to a PC, Mac or mobile phone, one of the most requested features from the Sling Community has been to provide the ability to sling that same programming to another TV located in the home or to a TV in a remote location.
Sony's recent announcement that its Playstation 3 will be able to placeshift content locally and over the Internet to the Playstation Portable
The Slingbox already placeshifts over 5,000 audio-visual devices and SlingPlayer for Mac adds support for the latest living room technology including Apple TV, AT&T U-verse, and TiVo Series3.