Letterbox

Technology / Television (TV) / Letterbox: A process by which a widescreen film is presented on video. The top and bottom of the video frame is blackened, and the widescreen film frame is reduced to fit into this frame-within-the-video-frame. Also used to present high definition video on conventional TV sets.

Letterbox Mode

Technology / Television (TV) / Letterbox Mode: A method of presenting widescreen images on a standard screen television. In order to preserve the aspect ratio of the original video content, the picture is scaled down so that it fits the available MORE

Barn Doors

Entertainment / Photography / Barn Doors: Accessory used on spotlights and flood lamps to control the direction of light and width of the beam. MORE

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