Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC)

Technology / Television (TV) / Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC): An acronym for Advanced Television Systems Committee, and the name of the DTV system used by broadcasters in the U.S. In European they use the COFDM standard. A digital tuner made for use in Europe can not be used in the US and visa versa.

Other Words for Committee

Committee Verb Synonyms: council, board, cabinet, panel, body, commission
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Other Words for Television

Television Verb Synonyms: TV, video (receiver), small screen, box, idiot box, telly, boob tube, tube, goggle-box
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Narrowband Advanced Mobile Phone System (NAMPS)

Technology / Cell Phones / Narrowband Advanced Mobile Phone System (NAMPS): Combines cellular voice processing with digital signaling, increasing the capacity of AMPS systems and adding functionality. MORE

Music Television

Technology / Television (TV) / Music Television: Generally refers to a system, such as a cable or satellite service (e.g., MTV, CMT), through which musical broadcast material is delivered. MORE

Medical Advisory Committee

Health / Health Insurance / Medical Advisory Committee: Committee whose purpose is to review general medical management issues brought to it by the medical director. MORE

National Committee On Quality Assurance (NCQA)

Health / Dentistry / National Committee On Quality Assurance (NCQA): An independent, nonprofit organization which assesses the quality of managed care plans, managed behavioral health care organizations and credentials verification organizations. MORE

National Television System Committee (NTSC)

Technology / Home Audio / National Television System Committee (NTSC): Refers to the standards used for video broadcast and playback signal parameters in the U.S. Japan and other countries. Alternative systems used in Europe and some Asian countries are PAL and SECAM. MORE

Open Systems Interconnection (OSI)

Technology / Computers / Open Systems Interconnection (OSI): A reference model developed by the International Organization of Standardization. It splits networking into seven layers which provide specific services and communications standards. MORE

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