Adaptive Trasformation Acoustic Coding (ATRAC)

Technology / Home Audio / Adaptive Trasformation Acoustic Coding (ATRAC): The process used in minidisc that utilizes psychoacoustic principles to limit quantization noise and reduce the data quantity from 16 bits to 4 bits by using non-uniform frequency and time division.

Decoding (Video Capture)

Technology / Television (TV) / Decoding (Video Capture): The process of converting TV interlaced video to noninterlaced RGB video. MORE


Technology / Television (TV) / Decoding: In cultural studies, the reader/viewer's interpretation of a text that has been encoded with meaning by its creators. MORE

Air Acoustic Ranging Sensor

Science / Tides and Currents / Air Acoustic Ranging Sensor: A pulsed, acoustic ranging device using the air column in a tube as the acoustic sound path. The fundamental measurement is the time it takes for the acoustic signal to travel from a transmitter to th MORE

DX Coding

Entertainment / Photography / DX Coding: Method, whereby films can automatically set the film iso speed. MORE


Technology / Television (TV) / Encoding: In cultural studies, the creation of meaning within a text by a cultural institution such as the television industry. Readers/viewers may decode these preferred meanings when exposed to texts, or they MORE

Run-Length Encoding

Technology / Home Audio / Run-Length Encoding: See Non-Lossy Compression. MORE