Technology / Television (TV) / Codec: Short for 'coder-decoder'. A device that converts analog video and audio signals into a digital format for transmission. It also converts received digital signals back into an analog format.
Technology / Computers / COder-DECoder (Codec): 1) Short for Compressor/Decompressor. This technology is used for compressing and decompressing data. Codecs are widely used in both hardware and software. A few examples of codecs are: Cinepak, Indeo MORE
Technology / Computers / Audio-Video Interleaved (AVI): AVI is the most common format for audio/video data on the personal computer. Used with DIVX and XVID codecs. MORE