Version 3.27.1 released
george at eycott.co.uk
Mon Apr 12 19:29:57 BST 2021
> None at all. That buffer is purely a function of your Smart TV and is
> do with the BBC.
Actually that is not the case nowadays, there is a two hour "buffer" built
into IPlayer. To see it in action go to Iplayer on the BBC website, pick a
channel and choose to watch it live. You can then go back up to two hours.
This means that on a smart TV for example you can go back up to two hours
without it needing to have been on that multiplex (or even turned on) for
the time covered by the buffer.
Things have moved on since the days of the Tivo method of pausing live tv!
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