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Comcast Launches Cloud DVR In San Francisco, Lays Foundation For A Set-Top Box-Free Future

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    Comcast launches cloud DVR in San Francisco, lays foundation for a set-top box-free future — Tech News and Analysis (click for full article)

    by Janko Roettgers - Oct. 1, 2014

    SUMMARY: Comcast customers in the Bay Area now have two DVRs available to them: One in their living room, one in the cloud. Eventually, the one in the living room will disappear.

    -- Comcast customers in the San Francisco Bay Area can now stream their DVR recordings to their iOS or Android devices, no matter where they are. The Sling-like feature requires one of the company’s newer X1 set-top boxes — for now. Under the hood, it’s already powered by Comcast’s cloud DVR, which could eventually make set-top boxes obsolete altogether.

    Read more at: Comcast launches cloud DVR in San Francisco, lays foundation for a set-top box-free future — Tech News and Analysis
     
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