Technology / Television (TV) / Compression: A method of electronically reducing the number of bits required to store or transmit data within a specified time or space. The video industry uses several types of compression methods but the method adopted for DTV is called 'MPEG2.' Four full-range channels of programming and data can be compressed into the same space required by a single analog channel.

Compression Driver

Technology / Home Audio / Compression Driver: Compression drivers are usually dynamic; that is, with a magnet and interacting coil arrangement, and a small diaphragm as the main transducer. These are the motor parts, also known as the driver, of MORE

Non-Lossy Compression

Technology / Home Audio / Non-Lossy Compression: A form of data compression which seeks out chunks of data which are identical, replacing them with markers called keys. In this way, the file is reduced in size, and when it is decompressed by the rec MORE

Lossy Compression

Technology / Home Audio / Lossy Compression: A type of data compression which permanently discards data that humans supposedly 'cannot hear' to create much smaller audio, video and image file sizes. When the file is decompressed by the recipient MORE