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codec

A device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analogue transmissions into digital transmissions and compressed data from 10- to 100-fold. Codecs were used to transmit information in telemedicine, but are now of historic interest.

codec

Coder/decoder Telemedicine A device that uses hardware and/or software to translate analog transmissions into digital transmissions and compresses data from 10- to 100-fold; codecs are used to transmit information in telemedicine. See Asynchronous transfer mode switching, T-1, Telemedicine.
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Hantro is notable in that they have approached MPEG-4 codec development from a mobile background" says Omid Tahernia, vice president and director, Wireless and Mobile Systems Group, Motorola Semiconductor Products Sector.
To be able to keep the high level of service for our growing customer base, we will concentrate 100% on developing and supporting our codecs and will not focus on application development.
Providing up to one watt-per-channel of highly efficient Class D amplification to external speakers, or enough power to drive 44 milliwatts per channel into stereo headphones, this portable audio codec also offers the flexibility to run its core from a single power supply and directly connect the Class-D amplifier to the battery supply for a more efficient operation.
LISBON, Portugal -- Chipidea[R], the world's leading provider of analog/mixed-signal silicon intellectual property, today announced the most complete portfolio of audio codec IP for mobile applications.
COE codecs are installed in major transport, urban and industrial sites worldwide handling up to 7,000 cameras.
A license to the software is included with the purchase of high-fidelity HD Audio codecs for OEM systems.
AACHEN, Germany -- MainConcept, a worldwide leader of codec technology, announced today the availability and shipment of its first DSP hardware product for IBC 2006 in Amsterdam.
These high-performance devices (103dB DAC SNR and 90dB ADC SNR) continue SigmaTel's audio fidelity leadership by fully supporting the upcoming Microsoft Vista premium logo program which requires 4-channel CODECs for two separate capture and render scenarios.
Harald Popp, head of the Multimedia Realtime Systems department at Fraunhofer IIS, says: "These two MPEG-4 audio codecs are a perfect cornerstone for any professional broadcast application and we are glad to see Comrex include them in their studio and portable Access Codec System.
AACHEN, Germany & CINCINNATI -- MainConcept announced today that the Broadcast Communication Division (BCD) of Harris Corporation has expanded the scope of the agreement under which it licenses software codecs from MainConcept.
Once downloaded, EnSharpen integrates with Camtasia Studio, QuickTime Pro, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Snapz Pro, iMovie and all other Macintosh and Windows authoring and editing tools that allow access to third-party video codecs for QuickTime.