Compressed Video

A Digital transmission process used to transmit a video signal. When the vast amount of information in a video transmission is compressed into a fraction of its former Bandwidth by a codec, the resulting compressed video can be transmitted more economically and through existing phone lines. While compressed video requires less bandwidth, signal quality may be reduced. As a result, picture quality is generally not as good as full-motion video. Quick motions often appear somewhat blurred. This quality issue is becoming less of a concern as more and more playback systems for compressed video run AT 30 Frames per second.




Related Terms
compressed air,   Compressed Video,   Duplex Video,   DVD ROM Digital Video Disc Read Only Memory,   Full Motion Video,   Interactive Video,   INTERACTIVE VIDEO DATA SERVICE IVDS,   INTERACTIVE VIDEO DATA SERVICE IVDS,   Interactive Video Data Service IVDS,   One Way Video Two Way Audio,  

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