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By Keith Jack, Vladimir Tsatsoulin

This updated reference is the main whole dictionary masking this fast paced box. It comprises nearly the entire terminology known in glossy international video and tv expertise, with thorough definitions geared toward the engineering point. It covers all foreign video criteria, electronic and analog video indications, info compression, video conferencing, encoding/decoding--indeed, each time period linked to video/television know-how. Compiled via the world over well-known video/television specialists, this dictionary grants to develop into a regular reference.

*Provides accomplished and updated details, together with insurance of try out and dimension procedures
*Authors are either seriously skilled engineers and authors whose past works are revered worldwide

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Reverse cueing technique. 2. A feature on VCRs designed to eliminate picture breakup between scenes by backing up the tape when the Pause mode is engaged. Then when Record is pressed, the tape begins at the end of the previously recorded section. On some machines the tape is backed up over the last few frames of the previous scene. backtiming 1. Reverse cueing technique for editing backspace used in electronic editing. 2. A technique in live news, variety, or other programs in which the last segment is rehearsed and timed.

Back porch clamping; clamping. black level control A feature on some TV sets that controls the extent of black within picture areas. This may affect the contrast of the image, but it is not strictly a contrast control; it does not determine which portions of the image should turn black but rather the degree of blackness. The conventional contrast control, on the other hand, constricts or extends the range of contrast only. On broadcaststudio quality video cameras the black level control feature is called “pedestal” while the contrast control is known as gain.

2. A storage area (data bank). 3. In film and TV, rows of lighting. 4. In broadcasting, a pool or collection of commercials (commercial bank). bank timer A VCR timer-related feature that can store several sets of timer-recording instructions under different categories. On-screen menus help the viewer to code in timing information under such topics as news, cinema, cartoons and drama. These instructions are then entered into the timer section for upcoming recordings. bar A common test pattern component.

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