See also: Personal Video Recorder

CIMM DEFINITION: It is a device that enables a viewer to record video that can be viewed at a later time and with trick play functionality.

2: A device that allows a user to record programming to a hard drive to be watched at a later time available as a standalone device or through the Set-Top Box offered by a cable satellite or Telco service provider. (Source: Nielsen)

3: A high capacity hard drive that is embedded in a Set-Top Box , which records video programming from a television set. These DVRs are operated by personal video recording software, which enables the viewer to pause, fast forward, and manage all sorts of other functions and special applications. (Source: itvt.com/glossary)

4: A device that records video in a digital format to a disk drive or other memory medium within a device. The term includes stand-alone Set-Top Box es, portable media players (PMP) and software for personal computers which enables video capture and playback to and from disk. (Source: IAB)

5: A high capacity hard drive that is embedded in a set-top box, which records video programming from a television set and enables the viewer to pause, fast forward, and store TV programming. (Source: IAB)