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.
Committee Verb Synonyms: council, board, cabinet, panel, body, commission
Television Verb Synonyms: TV, video (receiver), small screen, box, idiot box, telly, boob tube, tube, goggle-box
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
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
Health / Health Insurance / Medical Advisory Committee: Committee whose purpose is to review general medical management issues brought to it by the medical director. MORE
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
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