Once again it's time for my weekly list of Glossary updates. Since I've spent the majority of the last week working on some guides for processing captured video I haven't been able to spend as much time on the Glossary. Hopefully what I have been able to get done will be helpful though.
- Video Capture - Video Capture is either the process of digitizing an analog video signal or simply selecting and saving a digital video signal from a digital broadcast. In both cases the goal is to copy the video to a computer hard drive for storage, editing, encoding, burning, and sometimes playback.... (Read More)
- CableCARD - CableCARD is a technology that uses a PCMCIA form-factor card to allow decryption of QAM channels from U.S. Cable Television providers. The card allows a HDTV or Set-Top Box to perform many of the same functions as a standard digital cable receiver.... (Read More)
- 8mm Videotape - Sony's 8mm Videotape cassette was used for that company's Video8 and Hi8 analog Camcorder formats, as well as Digital8 (DV) camcorders. 8mm videotapes use a cassette similar in size to their original competitor, VHS-C, but are based on BetaMax technology with the 12mm wide tape used for Betamax scaled down to 8mm.... (Read More)
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