1seg 1seg is a mobile terrestrial digital audio/video and data broadcasting service in Japan, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Uruguay and Peru.
4DTV 4DTV is the name of a Television receive-only (TVRO) consumer satellite television tuner technology manufactured by Motorola for use with large-diameter parabolic satellite dish antennas on the ...
4TVInteractive 4TVInteractive was an Electronic Programme Guide for television services in the United Kingdom.
8VSB 8VSB is the modulation method used for broadcast in the ATSC digital television standard.
Acetrax Acetrax is a video on demand company which was founded in the UK and Switzerland and incorporated as a Swiss company in Zürich in 2006 and which was bought by Sky.
Active Format Description In television technology, Active Format Description (AFD) is a standard set of codes that can be sent in the MPEG video stream or in the baseband SDI video signal that carries information ...
Advanced Television Systems Committee The Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC) is the group, established in 1982, that developed the eponymous ATSC Standards for digital television in the United States, also adopted by Canad...
Alfa Omega Alfa Omega is a Romanian broadcaster with a satellite channel and an IPTV station.
Alice Home TV Alice Home TV is Telecom Italia S.p.A. IPTV service in Italy launched in November 2005.
All-Channel Receiver Act The All-Channel Receiver Act of 1962 (ACRA), commonly known as the All-Channels Act, was passed by the United States Congress in 1961, to allow the Federal Communications Commission ...
AllJoyn AllJoyn is an open source project which provides a universal software framework and core set of system services that enable interoperability among connected products and software applications ac...
Amkette EvoTV EvoTV is a range of net connected media players developed by Amkette that brings internet and web2.0 features to the television.
Asynchronous serial interface Asynchronous Serial Interface, or ASI, is a streaming data format which often carries an MPEG Transport Stream (MPEG-TS).
ATSC (standards) ATSC standards are a set of standards developed by the Advanced Television Systems Committee for digital television transmission over terrestrial, cable, and satellite networks.
ATSC standards ATSC standards are a set of standards developed by the Advanced Television Systems Committee for digital television transmission over terrestrial, cable, and satellite networks.
ATSC tuner An ATSC (Advanced Television Systems Committee) tuner, often called an ATSC receiver or HDTV tuner is a type of television tuner that allows reception of digital television (DT...
Aurora Community Channel Aurora Community Channel is an Australian subscription television channel that screens locally produced community television programs.
Authorized domain In the DVB Project's Content Protection and Copy Management (CPCM) scheme, an Authorized Domain is a set of CPCM-compliant devices that "are owned, rented or otherwise controlled by members of a...
Basic Interoperable Scrambling System Basic Interoperable Scrambling System, usually known as BISS, is a satellite signal scrambling system developed by the European Broadcasting Union and a consortium of hardware manufacturers.
BBC Red Button BBC Red Button is a branding used for digital interactive television services provided by the BBC, and broadcast in the United Kingdom.
Boxee Boxee (officially trademarked as BOXEE) is a cross-platform freeware HTPC (Home Theater PC) software application with a 10-foot user interface and social networking features designed for t...
Boxer TV Access Boxer TV Access is a Swedish company providing pay television channels on the digital terrestrial television network in Sweden.
Boxer TV Ireland Boxer DTT Limited (which intended to trade as Boxer) was a company that had been awarded the contract to operate a mainly pay-TV digital terrestrial television service in Republic of Ireland.
Broadband Forum The Broadband Forum is a non-profit industry consortium dedicated to developing broadband network specifications.
Broadcast flag A broadcast flag is a set of status bits (or a "flag") sent in the data stream of a digital television program that indicates whether or not the data stream can be recorded, or if there are any ...
Broadcast Markup Language Broadcast Markup Language, or BML, is an XML-based standard developed by Japanese ARIB association as a data broadcasting specification for digital television broadcasting.
CableCARD CableCARD is a special-use PC Card device that allows consumers in the United States to view and record digital cable television channels on digital video recorders, personal computers and telev...
Cablenet Cablenet Communication Systems is a privately owned company that offers telecommunication and entertainment services for the retail market and provides a full range of telecommunication services...
Card server Card server is software which acts as a key host for card clients.
Card sharing Card sharing, also known as control word sharing, is a method of allowing multiple clients or digital television receivers to access a subscription television network with only one valid s...
CEA-708 CEA-708 is the standard for closed captioning for ATSC digital television (DTV) streams in the United States and Canada.
CGMS-A Copy Generation Management System - Analog (CGMS-A) is a copy protection mechanism for analog television signals.
Chase play Chase Play is a timeshifting facility of DVD-RAM DVD recorders and many Personal video recorders.
Chidejika Chidejika (地デジカ chideji Digital Terrestrial Television + shika deer) is the official mascot of National Association of Commercial Broadcasters in Japan (NAB), which was revealed on...
China Multimedia Mobile Broadcasting China Mobile Multimedia Broadcasting (CMMB) is a mobile television and multimedia standard developed and specified in China by the State Administration of Radio, Film, and Television (SARFT).
Cliff effect In telecommunications, the (digital) cliff effect or brickwall effect describes the sudden loss of digital signal reception.
Copy Control Information Copy Control Information (or CCI) is a two byte flag included in digital television streams that allows content owners to specify how content can be duplicated.
Crid A CRID or a Content Reference Identifier is a concept from the standardization work done by the TV-Anytime forum.
CRID A Content Reference Identifier or CRID is a concept from the standardization work done by the TV-Anytime forum.
Cryptoworks In television encryption, Cryptoworks is a DVB conditional access system, developed by Philips CryptoTec but now belonging to Irdeto.
CytaVision CytaVision is a digital television service introduced by CYTA (Cyprus Telecommunications Authority) in 2004.
D-book The D-Book is the UK technical specification for Digital terrestrial television (DTT).
Data and object Carousel The term Carousel was applied because the content of the transmission stream is provided in a cyclic fashion.
Data compression In computer science and information theory, data compression, source coding, or bit-rate reduction involves encoding information using fewer bits than the original representation.
DBox2 The DBox is a DVB satellite and cable digital television integrated receiver decoder (set-top box).
Digea Digea, the company established by the private national scale television stations (Alpha TV, Alter Channel, ANT1, Makedonia TV, Mega Channel, Skai TV and Star Channel), has undertaken digital bro...
DigiCipher 2 DigiCipher 2, or simply DCII, is a proprietary standard format of digital signal transmission and encryption with MPEG-2 signal video compression used on many communications satellite tele...
Digital channel election A digital channel election was the process by which television stations in the United States chose which physical radio-frequency TV channel they would permanently use after the analog shutdown ...
Digital Keystone Digital Keystone, Inc. develops digital entertainment technologies that bridge Pay TV with the new digital home.
Digital Living Network Alliance The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a nonprofit collaborative trade organization established by Sony in June 2003, that is responsible for defining interoperability guidelines to...
Digital Satellite Service Digital Satellite Service is the assumed initialism expansion of the DSS digital satellite television transmission system used by DirecTV. Only when digital transmission was introduced di...
Digital subchannel In broadcasting, digital subchannels are a means to transmit more than one independent program at the same time from the same digital radio or digital television station on the same radio freque...
Digital television Digital television (DTV) is the transmission of audio and video by digitally processed and multiplexed signal, in contrast to the totally analog and channel separated signals used by analog television.
Digital television adapter A digital television adapter, or digital-to-analog converter set-top box Or commonly known as a converter box, it is a television tuner that receives a digital television tr...
Digital television transition The digital television transition, also called the digital switchover or analogue switch-off, is the process in which analog television broadcasting is converted to and replaced by d...
Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcast DTMB (Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcast) is the TV standard for mobile and fixed terminals used in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong, and Macau.
Digital terrestrial television Digital terrestrial television (DTTV or DTT) is the technological evolution of broadcast television and an advancement of analog television.
Digital terrestrial television in Australia Digital terrestrial television in Australia commenced on 1 January 2001, in the country's five most populous cities, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth using DVB-T standards.
Digital UK Digital UK supports Freeview viewers and channels.
Digital Video Broadcasting Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) is a suite of internationally accepted open standards for digital television.
DMB-T/H DTMB (Digital Terrestrial Multimedia Broadcast) is the TV standard for mobile and fixed terminals used in the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong and Macau.
Downloadable Conditional Access System Downloadable Conditional Access System or DCAS was a proposal advanced by CableLabs for secure software download of a specific Conditional Access client (computer program) which controls d...
DSL Forum The DSL Forum is a world wide consortium of about 200 companies which are part of the different divisions of the telecommunication and information technology sector.
DTV Border Fix Act The DTV Border Fix Act was a bill introduced to the U.S. Congress in 2007.
DTV radio Digital-television radio, DTV radio, or DTR is an informal term which describes the music channels that are provided with a digital television service.
DTV Receiver A DTV receiver is a set-top box that permits the reception of Digital television.
DTV receiver A DTV receiver is a set-top box that permits the reception of Digital television.
DVB 3D-TV DVB 3D-TV is a new standard that partially came out at the end of 2010 which included techniques and procedures to send a three-dimensional video signal through actual DVB transmission standards...
Electronic program guide Electronic program guides (EPGs) and interactive program guides provide users of television, radio, and other media applications with continuously updated menus displaying broadcast ...
Error Detection and Handling In television technology, Error Detection and Handling protocol is an optional but commonly used addition to the Standard Definition-Serial Digital Interface standard.
ERT Digital ERT Digital (ΕΡΤ Ψηφιακή) was a pilot project by ERT, the former public broadcaster of Greece.
EuroCrypt EuroCrypt is a conditional access system for Multiplexed Analogue Components-encoded analogue satellite television.
Extreme High Definition Extreme High Definition, or XHD, is a term coined by Nvidia and Dell at the Consumer Electronics Show 2006 to emphasize gaming at resolutions higher than high definition.
Flash-cut A flash-cut, also called flash-cutover, is an immediate change in a complex system, with no phase-in period.
Freesat+ Freesat+ is a consumer brand introduced to raise consumer awareness and promote sales of Freesat-capable digital TV recorders, otherwise known as personal video recorders.
Freeview (New Zealand) Freeview is a non-profit organisation providing free-to-air digital television and digital radio to New Zealand.
Freeview (UK) Freeview is the only free-to-air UK digital terrestrial television service.
Freeview+ Freeview+ and Freeview+ HD is a consumer brand created in the UK by DTV Services Ltd (Freeview) to "raise consumer awareness and promote sales" of Freeview capable digital TV recorders oth...
Freewire Freewire is an internet based television service (IPTV) originally specifically targeted at students through University portals and networks.
G-Guide Guide Plus+, TV Guide On Screen and Guide Plus+ Gold or G-Guide is an interactive electronic programme guide system that is used in consumer electronics products, such as telev...
Ginga (middleware) Ginga is the middleware specification for the Nipo-Brazilian Digital TV System (SBTVD, from the Portuguese Sistema Brasileiro de TV Digital).
Ginga (SBTVD Middleware) Ginga is the middleware specification for the Brazilian Digital TV System (SBTVD, from the Portuguese Sistema Brasileiro de TV Digital).
Ginga-J Ginga-J is the Ginga middleware subsystem which provides an execution infrastructure for Java applications, with functionalities for the Digital TV environment.
Globally Executable MHP Globally Executable MHP is a DVB specification of a Java based middleware for TV broadcast receivers, IPTV terminals and Blu-ray players.
Guide Plus Guide Plus+ (in Europe), TV Guide On Screen and Guide Plus+ Gold (in Northern America) or G-Guide (in Japan) is an interactive electronic programme guide (EPG) system that is u...
Home2US Home2US Communications, Inc. is an open pay TV DBS platform.
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) is both an industry standard (ETSI TS 102 796) and promotional initiative for hybrid digital TV to harmonise the broadcast, IPTV, and broadband delive...
Hybrid digital TV Hybrid digital TV (Hybrid TV) can show digital TV content from a number of different sources including traditional broadcast TV, internet, and connected devices in the home.
IceTV IceTV is an award winning Australian company providing an independently curated Electronic Program Guide (EPG) for digital free-to-air television as well as Smart Recording Software.
IFanzy iFanzy is a personalized EPG that is being developed by Stoneroos, a Dutch Interactive Television Developer, in cooperation with the Eindhoven University of Technology.
In-band adjacent-channel IBAC is a method of placing digital communication signals on channels in the existing analog communication bands.
Indonesian digital television Indonesian digital television is the replacement of Indonesian analogue TV and runs in digital video broadcasting terrestrial (DVB-T2).
Ingex Ingex is an open-source (GPL) suite of software for the digital capture of audio and video data, without the need for traditional audio or video tape or cassettes.
Integrated digital television An integrated digital television (IDTV or iDTV) set is a television set with a built in digital Tuner, be it for DVB-T, DVB-S, DVB-C, DMB-T/H, ATSC standards or ISDB. Most of them al...
Internet television Internet television (or online television) is the digital distribution of television content via the Internet.
InterVideo WinDVR InterVideo WinDVR was a commercial digital video recorder (DVR) software package for Windows operating systems.
Inview Technology Inview Technology (Inview Technology Ltd or simply Inview) is a UK based company specialising in advanced EPGs for digital TV. Their EPG for smart TV is unusual in being TV centric; ...
IPTV Internet Protocol television (IPTV) is a system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a packet-switched network such as a LAN or the Intern...
Irish Film Channel The Irish Film Channel (Bealach Scannán na hÉireann) is a proposed free-to-air public television channel to launch in Ireland sometime after 2013.
ISDB The Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting (ISDB) (Japanese: Tōgō dijitaru hōsō sābisu) is a Japanese standard for digital television (DTV) and digital radio (DAB) used by the count...
ISDB-T International ISDB-T International or SBTVD, short for Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão Digital (Brazilian Digital Television System), is a technical standard for digital television broadcast used ...
ISDB-Tb ISDB-Tb is the short for "International System for Digital Broadcast, Terrestrial, Brazilian version".
ITU-R BT.656 ITU-R Recommendation BT.656, sometimes also called ITU656, describes a simple digital video protocol for streaming uncompressed PAL or NTSC Standard Definition TV (525 or 625 lines) signals.
Jazztelia Jazztelia is the commercial name of the IPTV television over ADSL service of Spain's Jazztel telecommunications company.
JetHead JetHead Development, Inc. (a.k.a. JetHead) is a software services company based in Carlsbad, California, specializing in embedded software for consumer electronic devices.
KeyFly KeyFly is a conditional access (CA) system developed by SIDSA which is compatible with the DVB-CSA platform.
KVMD-DT6 KSDY-50.3 DTV Bereavision, is a television station serving the San Diego, California and Tijuana, Baja California television market.
Ladram Bay Ladram Bay is a secluded bay with pebble beach, between the coastal towns of Budleigh Salterton and Sidmouth, on the south coast of Devon, England.
LG LF7700 The LG LF7700 is an LCD TV with built-in FreeSat-HD. This is the first LG set with built-in FreeSat, following a partnership deal between LG and FreeSat in January 2009.
LG LG4000 The LG LG4000 is an HD Ready LCD flat panel television produced by LG Electronics, to be released in October 2008.
LG LG7000 The LG LG7000 is an HD Ready LCD flat panel television produced by LG Electronics, released in October 2008.
Low-definition television Low-definition television or LDTV refers to television systems that have a lower screen resolution than standard-definition television systems.
MaxTV MAXtv is a digital television service owned by Hrvatski telekom .MAXtv also offers satellite television based service-MAXtv Sat.
Media Delivery Index The Media Delivery Index (MDI) is a set of measures that can be used to monitor both the quality of a delivered video stream as well as to show system margin for IPTV systems by providing an acc...
Mediaguard Mediaguard is a conditional access system for digital television developed by SECA (Société Européenne de Contrôle d'Accès), company renamed to Canal+ Technologies SA (CEO François CARAYOL), a s...
MediaHighway MediaHighway is an interactive television middleware software introduced in 1993 by Paris-based Canal+ Technologies SA, part of the Canal+ Group.
MediaMall Technologies PlayOn is PC-based browser and media server software that was brought to market by MediaMall Technologies, Inc. in August 2008 to extend online content to the TV and other devices.
Mediaset Premium Mediaset Premium is an Italian digital terrestrial television service provided by Mediaset.
Meo (Portugal) MEO is the commercial brand-name of a triple-play subscription home telecommunications service provided by Portugal Telecom.
MEO (Portugal) MEO is the commercial brand-name of a triple-play subscription home telecommunications service provided by Portugal Telecom.
MobaHo! MobaHO! was a mobile satellite digital audio/video broadcasting service in Japan, whose services began on 20 October 2004 and ended on March 31, 2009 at 15:00.
Mobile television Mobile television is television watched on a small handheld or mobile device.
Movistar Imagenio Movistar Imagenio is an IPTV service provided in Spain operated by Telefonica.
Movistar TV Movistar TV (previously Movistar Imagenio and Imagenio) is an IPTV service provided in Spain, Chile and Argentina operated by Telefonica.
Moxi Moxi was a line of high definition Digital Video Recorders produced by ARRIS Group, Inc. Moxi was originally released only to cable operators but in December 2008 was released as a retail produc...
MPEG Industry Forum The MPEG Industry Forum (MPEGIF) is a non-profit consortium dedicated to "further the adoption of MPEG Standards, by establishing them as well accepted and widely used standards among cr...
MPEG user data The MPEG user data feature provides a means to inject application-specific data into an MPEG elementary stream.
MPH (ATSC) MPH inband mobile digital television is a technology jointly developed by Harris Corporation, LG Electronics, Inc. and its U.S. research subsidiary, Zenith Electronics.
Multiplex (TV) A multiplex or mux (called virtual sub-channel in the United States and Canada, and bouquet in France) is the erroneous term given to the grouping of program services that are ...
Multiplexing In telecommunications and computer networks, multiplexing (sometimes contracted to muxing) is a method by which multiple analog message signals or digital data streams are combined into on...
Nagra Nagra is the trademark referring to any of the series of mostly battery-operated portable professional audio recorders produced by Kudelski SA, based in Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland.
Nagravision Nagravision is a company of the Kudelski Group that develops conditional access systems for cable and satellite television.
NDS Group NDS Group Ltd. develops software for the pay TV industry.
Nebula Electronics Nebula Electronics Ltd were a small UK company specialising in digital terrestrial cards for Windows PCs. The brand-name for their hardware is DigiTV.
Nested Context Language In the field of digital and interactive television, Nested Context Language (NCL) is a declarative authoring language for hypermedia documents.
Norges Televisjon Norges Televisjon AS, or NTV, operates the digital terrestrial television (DTT) network in Norway.
OnDemand In Demand (capitalized as a trademark as iN DEMAND) is a provider of pay-per-view and subscription video-on-demand services, jointly owned by Comcast, Cox Communications, and Time Warner E...
Onmail OnMail was a TV based email service run by OnDigital via their set top boxes.
Open IPTV Open IPTV is a digital television service owned by Telekom Srbija.
OpenCable OpenCable is a set of hardware and software specifications under development in the United States by CableLabs to "define the next-generation digital consumer device" for the cable television in...
OpenCable Application Platform The OpenCable Application Platform, or OCAP, is an operating system layer designed for consumer electronics that connect to a cable television system, the Java-based middleware portion of ...
OpenTV OpenTV is a global software technology company for interactive and digital television.
Oregan Networks Oregan Networks Ltd is a global software and services company, providing an embedded middleware platform for delivery of multi-network Digital TV services to hybrid broadcast receivers.
P2PTV The term P2PTV refers to peer-to-peer (P2P) software applications designed to redistribute video streams in real time on a P2P network; the distributed video streams are typically TV channels fr...
Pantalk Pantalk is an interpreted cross-platform programming language developed in the early 1980s by Cojyp for use on Canal Plus' MediaHighway interactive tv platform and other embedded environments.
PDTV PDTV is an abbreviation short for Pure Digital Television.
Peak signal-to-noise ratio Peak signal-to-noise ratio, often abbreviated PSNR, is an engineering term for the ratio between the maximum possible power of a signal and the power of corrupting noise that affects the f...
PEVQ PEVQ (Perceptual Evaluation of Video Quality) is a standardized end-to-end (E2E) measurement algorithm to score the picture quality of a video presentation by means of a 5-point mean opini...
Pioneer Kuro Kuro was the brand name that Pioneer Corporation used for its line of high-definition plasma televisions.
Pirate decryption Pirate decryption most often refers to the reception of compromised pay TV or pay radio signals without authorization from the original broadcaster.
Pixel aspect ratio Pixel aspect ratio (often abbreviated PAR) is a mathematical ratio that describes how the width of a pixel in a digital image compares to the height of that pixel.
Placeshifting Placeshifting is the viewing and listening to live, recorded or stored media on a remote device via the internet or over a data network.
PlayOn PlayOn is PC-based browser and media server software that was brought to market by MediaMall Technologies, Inc. in August 2008 to extend online content to the TV and other devices.
PlayTV PlayTV is a HDTV/DVR add-on unit for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) video game console.
Portable Content Format The DVB's Portable Content Format (PCF) is a data format designed by the DVB project for the description of interactive digital television (iTV) services.
PowerVu PowerVu is a conditional access system for digital television developed by Scientific Atlanta.
Program and System Information Protocol The Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP) is the MPEG and privately defined program-specific information originally defined by General Instrument for the DigiCipher 2 system and later e...
Programming Metadata Communication Protocol Programming Metadata Communication Protocol (PMCP) is a standard for use within digital television broadcast facilities for transfer of the source data used to generate electronic program guide ...
QAM (television) QAM stands for quadrature amplitude modulation, the format by which digital cable channels are encoded and transmitted via cable television providers.
Quadruple play In telecommunications, quadruple play is a marketing term combining the triple play service of broadband Internet access, television and telephone with wireless service provisions.
Quiero Television Quiero Television SA, commonly known as Quiero TV (Spanish for "I-Want TV"), was a pay television service over digital terrestrial television (TDT) in Spain in the early years of the digit...
RabbitEars RabbitEars is a website dedicated to providing information on over-the-air digital television in the United States, its territories and protectorates, and border areas of Canada and Mexico.
Radio Times Extra Radio Times Extra is a means of extending advertising into the medium of digital programme guides provided by InView Technology.
Ray Adams Ray Adams represented News Corp-controlled satcaster BSkyB, and was a board member of European anti-piracy organisation AEPOC.
Rec. 601 ITU-R Recommendation BT.601, more commonly known by the abbreviations Rec.
Rec. 709 ITU-R Recommendation BT.709, more commonly known by the abbreviations Rec. 709 or BT.709, standardizes the format of high-definition television, having 16:9 (widescreen) aspect...
Rostelecom Rostelecom (ОАО «Ростелеком») is Russia's leading long-distance telephony provider.
RSS TV RSS-TV is an XML-based navigation protocol for Internet media services based on the RSS standard.
RVU Alliance The RVU Alliance (RVUA) is a standards body created to manage the RVU protocol standard as used by manufacturers of consumer electronics to allow entertainment devices within the home to share t...
Saorview Saorview is the national digital terrestrial television (DTT) service in Ireland.
SBTVD ISDB-T International or SBTVD, short for Sistema Brasileiro de Televisão Digital (Brazilian Digital Television System) is a technical standard for digital television broadcast used i...
SBTVD Forum The SBTVD Forum is a non-profit organization of private and public companies responsible for the general aspects of Digital TV deployment in Brazil.
Single-frequency network A single-frequency network or SFN is a broadcast network where several transmitters simultaneously send the same signal over the same frequency channel.
Smart Live Casino Smart Live Casino is a British online live casino, launched in May 2007.
Smart TV A smart TV, sometimes referred to as connected TV or hybrid TV, (not to be confused with IPTV, Internet TV, or with Web TV), describes a trend of integration of the Internet and Web ...
Sony HDVS Sony HDVS was a range of high-definition video equipment developed in the 1980s to support an early analog high-definition television system thought to be the broadcast television systems that ...
Space shifting Space shifting (or spaceshifting), also known as place shifting (or placeshifting), allows media, such as music or films, which is stored on one device to be accessed from another place th...
Standard-definition television Standard-definition television (SDTV) is a television system that uses a resolution that is not considered to be either high-definition television (HDTV 720p, 1080i, and 1080p) or enhanced...
Starmax HD Starmax HD, is a Spanish satellite broadcasting company.
Stream recorder Stream recorder, also called a stream ripper, is a computer program capable of saving a data stream – particularly streaming media such as encoded music or video – to a file, instead of play...
Streaming media Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.
Stretch-o-Vision Stretch-o-vision is the practice of upconverting video from a standard aspect ratio to a widescreen aspect ratio.
Subcarrier multiplexing Subcarrier Multiplexing is a method for multiplexing many different fiber optics-based communication links into a single uplink fiber.
Telia Digital-tv Telia Digital TV is an IPTV distribution platform in Sweden owned by TeliaSonera.
Telly (home entertainment server) The Telly home entertainment server is range of computer systems designed to store, manage, and access all forms of digital media in the home.
Tentative Channel Designation Tentative Channel Designation is a term used by the Federal Communications Commission to refer to TV channel assignments that represent the channels that TV stations must use after the analog cu...
Text to Speech in Digital Television Text-to-Speech in Digital television refers to digital television products that use speech synthesis (computer generated speech providing a product that “talks” to the end user) to enable acces...
TF5800PVR The TF5800PVR and similar TF5800PVRt is the UK Freeview version of Topfield's TF5000PVRt, which is a personal video recorder (PVR) with twin tuners; it is possible to record two programs and vie...
The Tribute Show The TRIBUTE Show is an Australian TV show that is locally produced on community television.
Time shifting Time shifting is the recording of programming to a storage medium to be viewed or listened to at a time more convenient to the consumer.
Time slicing Time slicing is a technique used by the DVB-H and ATSC-M/H technologies for achieving power-savings on mobile terminal devices.
TiVo TiVo is a digital video recorder (DVR) developed and marketed by TiVo, Inc. and introduced in 1999.
Top Up TV Top Up TV is a Pay TV service in the UK launched in March 2004, operating on the DVB-T Television Broadcasting Platform.
Topfield Established in South Korea in 1998, TOPFIELD Co., Ltd. is a consumer electronics manufacturer making broadcasting receivers, other video and audio related apparatus.
Triple play (telecommunications) In telecommunications, triple play service is a marketing term for the provisioning, over a single broadband connection, of: two bandwidth-intensive services, high-speed Internet access and tele...
TV Guide On Screen Guide Plus+, TV Guide On Screen and Guide Plus+ Gold or G-Guide is an interactive electronic programme guide system that is used in consumer electronics products, such as telev...
TV radio A TV radio or TV band radio or TV audio radio is a common name for a type of radio receiver that can play the audio portion of a TV channel.
TV Site TV Sites can be developed and deployed using a number of different technologies including Adobe Flash, WTVML, Java and HTML, although the same design principles apply whatever the development te...
TV-Anytime TV-Anytime is a set of specifications for the controlled delivery of multimedia content to a user's digital video recorder (DVR).
tvtv Services tvtv Services, trading as tvtv, is a consumer oriented pan-European Electronic Programme Guide (EPG) service provider, owned by the arvato AG subsidiary rtv media group GmbH since January...
Twister Telecom Founded in 2008, Twister Telecom, started operations during 2010, providing the services of digital TV and broadband internet.
Uncompressed video Uncompressed video, also called Clean HDMI (no it isn't), is digital video information that has not been compressed, or was not processed with compression on it when the video was captured...
UpdateLogic UpdateLogic Incorporated is a company which has developed a system for datacasting firmware upgrades to digital television devices.
USDTV USDTV, an acronym for U.S. Digital Television, was an over-the-air, pay television service in the United States.
Vanc VANC stands for Vertical Ancillary Data Space.
Viaccess Viaccess is a conditional access system developed by Orange S.A.
Video Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying and broadcasting of moving visual images.
Video compression Video compression refers to reducing the amount of data used to represent digital video images, and is a combination of spatial image compression and temporal motion compensation.
Video Disk Control Protocol Video Disk Control Protocol is a proprietary communications protocol primarily used in broadcast automation to control hard disk video servers for broadcast television.
Video Disk Recorder VDR (The Video Disk Recorder) is an open source application for Linux designed to allow any computer to function as a digital video recorder, in order to record and replay TV programming u...
Video Encoded Invisible Light Video Encoded Invisible Light (VEIL) is a technology for encoding low-bandwidth digital data bitstream in video signal, developed by VEIL Interactive Technologies.
Video quality Video quality is a characteristic of a video passed through a video transmission/processing system, a formal or informal measure of perceived video degradation (typically, compared to the origin...
Video4Linux Video4Linux or V4L is a video capture and output device API and driver framework for the Linux kernel, supporting many USB webcams, TV tuners, and other devices.
VideoGuard VideoGuard (sometimes referred to simply as NDS), produced by NDS, is a digital encryption system for use with conditional access television broadcasting.
Videophile A videophile (literally, "one who loves sight") is one who is concerned with achieving high-quality results in the recording and playback of movies, TV programs, etc.
Virgin TV Living TV Group was a British television content subsidiary of British Sky Broadcasting.
Virtual channel In most telecommunications organizations, a virtual channel, is a method of remapping the program number as used in H.222 Program Association Tables and Program Mapping Tables to a channel n...
VQuad-HD VQuad-HD VQuad-HD is the next generation video quality testing technology for high definition video signals.
WhereverTV WhereverTV is an Over the Top (OTT) internet television platform provider located in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania focused on delivering linear television programming to SmartTVs and digital media rec...
XBMC XBMC is a free and open source media player developed by the XBMC Foundation, a non-profit technology consortium.
YouView YouView is an Internet TV service in the UK. Formally launched on 4 July 2012, it is a partnership between three telecommunications operators and four broadcasters (BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Chann...
Zap time The zap time is the total duration from the time viewer presses the channel change button, to the point the picture of the new channel is displayed, along with corresponding audio.