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cryptography

(krip-tog′ră-fē) [ crypt- + -graphy]
The science and techniques of concealing or disguising information through encoding and decoding. In the health professions cryptography is used to ensure the confidentiality of medical records.
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Although it is a very extensive subject, it is important to have a basic familiarity with encoding systems if you plan to handle in-language data from around the world.
Headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida, CPST designs, develops and sells high-resolution drop-on-demand ultraviolet (UV) cured inkjet imaging and magnetic stripe encoding systems.
As part of the agreement, TANDBERG Television will provide end-to-end broadcast encoding systems based on its industry leading MPEG-4 AVC compression technology.
The company's products include the Stream Z family of media encoding systems, DRC-Stream PCI cards for capture and encoding, including the new Carbon HD high definition card, and Copper, a solution that delivers media anywhere in the world in any format, reliably, securely, and with a tremendous speed advantage over traditional TCP based technologies such as ftp.
ASCII and most other traditional codepage encoding systems support 256 characters or less.