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digital compression

Etymology: L, digitus, finger, comprimere, to press together
the act of pressing with the fingers, as when arresting the blood flow from a wound.

digital compression

Compression of blood vessels with the fingers to stop hemorrhage.
See also: compression
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To manage its new digital compression system, the ABC ordered the PowerVu Command Centre 2000, Scientific-Atlanta's network management, security, and subscriber control system.
The Federal Communications Commission is currently conducting tests to choose a high-definition television broadcast standard, and the impact of compression on HDTV signals, which use much wider bandwidths, hit home when General Instrument unexpectedly submitted two digital compression proposals.
is a closely held developer and manufacturer of digital compression equipment for the wireless cable industry.
TV/COM contends that the core technologies for an advanced interoperable digital compression system are already in the public domain or are available on a non-discriminatory basis.
27 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Compression Technology (DCT) and Stevens Institute of Technology announced a breakthrough technology today, patented by DCT.
an innovator in digital compression semiconductor devices, announced today that its GoldenREEL PR818S MPEG4-ASP device is the digital camcorder processor powering Samsung's new Miniket Mega(TM) 4-in-1 memory-based camcorder.
After a good deal of consideration, we decided that we should implement digital compression technology and that General Instrument's DigiCipher(R) system and DigiCable terminals met our requirements," said Alex Best, Cox senior vice president of engineering.
an innovator in digital compression semiconductor devices, today announced the industry's first full-duplex, hard-wired system-on-a-chip (SOC) audio/video solution, the GoldenREEL(TM) PR818S.
21 /PRNewswire/ -- General Instrument Corporation (NYSE: GIC) announced today that the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) has purchased GI's DigiCipher(R) digital compression system for use in satellite distribution of PBS' general audience and instructional programming services to both its member stations and educational institutions.
Operators can purchase the 8600X terminal with the confidence that they can add digital compression when and where they want within their local systems, while retaining their investment in the many new features and upgradeability of the new terminal.
Film Grain Technology is a new type of digital compression technology which reduces the amount of bandwith needed to store and transmit high-definition video files while preserving a film's original creative look and feel.

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