Digital Audio Workstation (DAW)

Technology / Television (TV) / Digital Audio Workstation (DAW): A computer-based system for digitally editing sound.

Direct Digital Signal (DDS)

Technology / Computers / Direct Digital Signal (DDS): Stands for Direct Digital Signal. It refers to a network that uses digital infrastructure equipment exclusively. This eliminates the need for analog-to-digital converters on a network because all sign MORE

Digital Zoom

Technology / Digital Cameras / Digital Zoom: The ability to magnify an optical image digitally, using interpolation. Digital cameras can come with quite high levels of digital zoom, but the image quality suffers noticeably as more digital zoom i MORE

Dolby Digital

Technology / Home Audio / Dolby Digital: Dolby's name for its format for the digital soundtrack system for motion picture playback. Utilizes their AC-3 method of digital compression. The signal is optically printed between the sprocket holes MORE

Dolby Digital - AC-3 Compatible

Technology / Television (TV) / Dolby Digital - AC-3 Compatible: Formerly known as Dolby AC-3, or audiocoding-3, delivers the movie experience through a maximum of 5.1 channels of surround sound audio. Since the mid-1990's, this Dolby sound format has become the mo MORE

Integrated Digital Enhanced Network (iDEN)

Technology / Cell Phones / Integrated Digital Enhanced Network (iDEN): A wireless communications technology from Motorola that provides support for voice, data, short messages (SMS) and dispatch radio (two-way radio) in one phone. Operating in the 800MHz and 1.5GHz bands MORE

Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

Technology / Television (TV) / Digital Video Recorder (DVR): Refers to "digital video recorder," also known as "personal video recorder." A DVR or PVR records broadcasts on a hard disk drive which can then be played back at a later time (this is known as "time MORE

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