Full Form of PVR
Personal Video Recorder
PVR Full Form denotes Personal Video Recorder . This is a very general term given to a device which is almost similar to VCR. The basic difference between a PVR and a VCR is that VCR records a TV data in analog format whereas PVR records it in digital format.
It encodes all video data in MPEG format and stores them in hard drive. Other functions remain the same as VCR which include fast-forwarding, playback, recording, rewinding, pausing, etc.
It also offers the feature of instantly jumping to the required part of the program without having to fast forward or rewind. Most often, PVR is offered as a part of the subscriber service with or without monthly fees.
Some of the common names given to PVR :
HDR – Hard Disk Recorder
DVR – Digital Video Recorder
PVS – Personal Video Station
PTR – Personal TV Receiver
PVR Full Form: Priya Village Roadshow
Full Form of PVR refers to Priya Village Roadshow. PVR was formed in 1995. It is engaged in film exhibition business. The company also operates other business like film distribution, providing content and Entertainment Park with the help of its subsidiaries.
PVR was formed as a joint venture between Village Roadshow and Priya Exhibitors. Village Roadshow, an Australian Company, is one of the exhibition companies and is largest in the world. More than a thousand screens are under operation. It was the first company to introduce the concept of a multiplex in India. Many path breaking innovations were initiated by PVR. For example, it launched eleven screens multiplex in Bangalore, which is largest in the country. In 2004, it introduced Gold Class Cinema. Village Roadshow sold its entire stakes to Priya Exhibitors in November 2002.
PVR is the largest chain of cinema currently. It’s cinema circuit is geographically diverse and consists of forty-two Cinemas with one hundred and eighty-four screens. It is spread over twenty-four cities. CSR programs are also conducted by PVR, which helps in the upliftment of street children with the aid of numerous initiatives. Along with cinema exhibition, PVR is also involved with cinema distribution. It has distributed nearly one hundred and fifty English movies and seventy-five Hindi movies since 2001.