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playback

1. the act or process of reproducing a recording, esp on magnetic tape
2. the part of a tape recorder serving to reproduce or used for reproducing recorded material
3. of or relating to the reproduction of signals from a recording

playback

[′plā‚bak]
(engineering acoustics)
Reproduction of a sound recording.

playback

Causing an audio source to be amplified through speakers or a video source to be rendered on screen. See media player.
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Music Playback Platforms is a multimedia playback software which offers music on the go.
A significant upgrade to PowerDVD's playback engine helps deliver native 64-bit support allowing for Ultra HD 4K video quality to be upscaled thanks to CyberLink's patented TrueTheater Color, Lighting & HDR technologies.
In aggregate, squirrels observed showed increasing tendency to initiate flight movements upon playback of the test sounds as the level of implied threat increased (Fig.
Users have browser-based control over configuration and playback from a laptop or tablet via an IP network or Wi-Fi, making it quicker and easier to set up the device, load content, and manage playback on multiple screens.
* The ability to store and play multi-gigabyte user waveform files in Playback mode, with flexible playback rates, summing, filtering, scaling/offset, and phase/timeshift provisions.
* Adaptive streaming: Mobile delivery of video necessitates that lower-quality bitrates are available for instant start for most playback scenarios.
"Kumar Sanu is one of the most loved playback singers in the Indian music industry, and we are proud to begin the sixth season of India Fest with his concert," Ramesh Panicker, president of ISC, the largest social organisation of Indians in the UAE, told XPRESS.
Cinemo, a global leader in high performance automotive grade multimedia playback, streaming, media management and connectivity middleware, has started serial production of its automotive grade Blu-Ray playback technology (BD-ROM Certification Profile 1.1).
"Playback feature provides options to load the recorded files per 'mission.' Once the recorded mission is loaded, user can observe the Mission name, Total duration of playback, Start and End time of the recorded file.
The video playback test revealed that it can support continuous video playback for only 10:41 hours.
One thing that doesn't make headlines - other than here - is the fact that Russia is a place where playback theatre thrives.