Signal Latency

July 26, 2012

See also: Latency
CIMM DEFINITION: The lag time that occurs in the physical distribution plant and some STBs when the box changes channels or uploads so that tuning event timing relative to the same content can occur in one home at a slightly different time than in another home. Can be as much as several seconds.

2: Broadcast and display time differences (typically in seconds) caused by variations in signal source. (Source: TIVO)