variable speed playback


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variable speed playback

The capability of speeding up or slowing down the original speed of audio or video content. Many people prefer to listen to or view educational lessons faster than the original speed in order to bypass what they already know but revert to normal playback to absorb new information.

Eliminate Silence in Audio Broadcasts
To save time, the Overcast podcast player for Apple mobile devices fast forwards the audio through moments when nobody is talking.
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The n-Stream System offers simultaneous recording and picture-in-picture viewing of two video sources, as well as annotation, jump-back, variable speed playback and an intelligent continuous logging option.
The flexibility of the DSTS is also enhanced by several product options including direct pod connections to ASIC emulation systems, an Audio Video Output (AVO) Card providing variable speed playback of real-time or recorded digital video and audio streams such as D1 and AC-3 and an optional, low cost MPEG-2 Transport Stream Analyzer.
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