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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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These audio signals are being processed by means of a hybrid codec such as G.722 and AAC, inorder to obtain the better compression results.
APAC is expected to be the fastest-growing region of the audio codec market, between 2016 and 2022.
The main issue with the VP9 is the "propriety solution." They can upgrade the solution at any time and users have to download the latest codec to watch the next-generation of video content.
-- VC-3 Encoding Support: VC-3 codec support including Avid DNxHD compliant MXF multiplexing
-- Broadcom developed the BroadVoice family of voice codecs with two variants including a 32 kb/s version called BroadVoice32 for wideband (HD) speech sampled at 16 kHz, and a 16 kb/s version called BroadVoice16 for narrowband telephone-bandwidth speech sampled at 8 kHz.
For example, Microsoft's Windows Media Player uses an underlying codec, the most common being the older Windows Media 9.
Development of a H.264 CODEC LSI specialized for professional broadcasting use (appendix):
The OpenMAX IL 1.0 (Integration Layer) specification defines media component interfaces to enable the rapid integration of accelerated codecs into streaming media frameworks on embedded devices.
VoiceAge Corporation has concluded a joint patent pool for the AMR (Adaptive Multi-Rate) Wideband Plus codec, a candidate in 3GPP audio coding standardization, with Ericsson and Nokia.
To confuse matters a little, DV-PAL is also a codec (we'll get to those later), which means it 'compresses' the size of the video as it captures it.
A codec (short for compressors/decompressors) can also play a key role in a distance learning presentation system.
Finnish mobile multimedia solutions provider Hantro Products Oy said today (18 February) that it had launched its next generation hardware codec.