Digital Cable

Technology / Television (TV) / Digital Cable: A service provided by many cable providers (Time Warner and insight both offer it) which offers viewers more channels, access to pay-per-view programs, and online guides. Digital cable is not the same as HDTV or DTV: rather, digital cable simply offers cable subscribers the better picture quality and additional services. In the Cincinnati area, Time Warner offers an HDTV digital set top box that allows you to connect a HDTV set to the cable and receive some HDTV programming. You will find WCET Digital on TW Channel 948.

Other Words for Cable

Cable Noun Synonyms: wire, line, rope, hawser, chain, mooring, strand, guy
Cable Verb Synonyms: telegraph, wire, radio
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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

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