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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However, adaptive streaming over HTTP doesn't allow variable speed playback. Some systems I've developed for clients initially use adaptive streaming and then switch to HTTP range requests on a specific bitrate/quality if the student wants to change the playrate of the video.
Express Scribe offers variable speed playback with constant pitch.
The n-Stream Dual Channel Video Management System is suited to the demands of surgical and clinical workflow, n-Stream 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.
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