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DVD

abbrevation for digital video disk, an optical computer disk that is used to digitally store large graphic and video content in two layers (gold and silver). A DVD can hold many gigabytes of information. Commercial DVDs contain entire motion pictures or other video data. Compare compact disc.

DVD

Digital versatile disk, digital video disk Informatics An optical disk capable of storing ≥ 4 GB of audiovisual data. Cf CD.

DVD,

n the acronym for digital versatile disk or digital video disk. A high-density compact disk for storing large amounts of data, especially high-resolution audio-video material.
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Standardized by the Advanced Television Systems Committee and formally adopted as the ATSC Mobile DTV Standard just over one year ago, the new technology allows broadcasters to use a portion of the existing 19.
On DTV 738, Bonnie Bernstein interviews Air Force coach Joe Scott at halftime with his 11-seeded team up by five over six-seed North Carolina.
Nor are they happy that the bill for "loaned" spectrum will soon come due, especially given most Americans' unwillingness to buy DTV products.
He claims that the number of Americans with nonsubscription television service is far lower, and that the addition of DTV tuners is simply a waste of money for people with cable and satellite service.
Because OMVC anticipates that some Mobile DTV services will use service protection, both profiles require support for conditional access.
Standardized by the Advanced Television Systems Committee and formally adopted as the mobile DTV standard last October, the new Mobile DTV standard allows broadcasters to use a portion of the existing 19.
Over the short term, broadcasters will have to decide whether to install new towers to send DTV signals or add the equipment to existing towers.
2 Analysis of the Features of China Cable DTV Industry
Among the LG2160A-equipped prototypes to be demonstrated at the 2009 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) convention, displayed at the ATSC Mobile DTV Pavilion and other venues, are handheld TVs, mobile phones, automotive systems and notebook computers - all intended to deliver over-the-air digital TV to consumers on the go.
The Marketplace highlights the growing number of products developed by leading companies to receive the robust new signals based on the ATSC Mobile DTV Standard for broadcasting DTV to mobile and handheld devices.
This PowerPoint presentation looks at marketing and technology factors affecting the DTV market in five different regions: North America, Europe, Japan, Asia/Pacific, and Rest of World.