Yes, You Can Record and Play Back 3D
HD Guru Gary Merson is successful with both cable (with TiVo) and satellite (DirecTV DVRs).
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June 24, 2010 by Julie Jacobson

Over on our sister Web site Explore3DTV.com, someone asks about recording 3D content:

Just curious, but if I record a show, say the World Cup, in 3D on my DVR, does it play back in 3D? Do I need a 3D DVR for that? Not really sure how that technology works.

We turned to HD Guru Gary Merson, who tells us that yes indeed you can record 3D content to a DVR and play it back in all its 3D glory:

I have successfully recorded the Masters in 3D on my Cablevision-supplied Scientific Atlanta (Cisco) HD set-top cable box and a TiVo Premiere. I have also recorded a number of World Cup games in 3D on the DirecTV HR22 and HR24 DVRs.

All broadcasts were in side-by-side 1080i providing 960 x 1080 resolution per eye.

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Julie Jacobson - Editor-at-large, CE Pro
Julie Jacobson is co-founder of EH Publishing and currently spends most of her time writing for CE Pro, mostly in the areas of home automation, networked A/V and the business of home systems integration. She majored in Economics at the University of Michigan, earned an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin, and has never taken a journalism class in her life. Julie is a washed-up Ultimate Frisbee player with the scars to prove it. Follow her on Twitter @juliejacobson.

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