In mobile phone terminology, analog roaming is a feature in digital phones that give users the capability to roam on older analog networks. Because analog networks usually cover a larger distance than digital networks, many are able to use analog roaming in rural areas where digital service may not be available.
- analog television
Preceding digital television (DTV), all televisions encoded pictures as an analog signal by varying signal voltage and radio frequencies. DTV is fast replacing analog TVs as digital broadcasting enables broadcasters to offer television with movie-quality picture and sound. Analog systems are more commonly known as NTSC systems. A U.S. Senate panel has set an April […]
- Analog-To-Digital Converter
(n.) An analog-to-digital converter, or ADC as it is more commonly called, is a device that converts analog signals into digital signals. Analog information is transmitted by modulating a continuous transmission signal by amplifying a signal’s strength or varying its frequency to add or take away data. Digital information describes any system based on discontinuous […]
- anamorphic widescreen
In video terminology, anamorphic widescreen is a process that horizontally squeezes a 16:9 image into a 4:3 space. For the signal to appear with correct geometry, the display must either horizontally expand or vertically squish the image. Anamorphic video is also called “Enhanced for Widescreen” on DVD packaging. [Adapted from Home Theater Magazine]
In desktop publishing, to fix a graphical object so that its position relative to some other object remains the same during repagination. Frequently, for example, you may want to anchor a picture next to a piece of text so that they always appear together.
In DVD and video production, angle refers to a scene in the video that has been recorded from several different viewpoints.