Short for Digital Video Broadcasting – Handhelds, the DVB-H specification for bringing broadcast services to battery-powered handheld receivers that allows the receiving device to move freely while receiving the transmission. DVB-H was formally adopted as an ETSI standard in November 2004.
An optional application type specified in the Multimedia Home Platform (MHP 1.1) standard for digital video broadcasting. DVB-HTML complies with the W3C’s XHTML requirement, and supports XHTML, CSS and the DOM. DVB-Java is also specified in the MHP.
An application programming interface (API) for digital video broadcasting. Applications are written in Java using the MHP (Multimedia Home Platform) API. DVB-Java applications are called Xlets. DVB-Java is also also called DVB-J. DVB-HTML is also specified in the MHP.
Short for Digital Video Broadcasting Multimedia Home Platform, DVB-MHP is an open middleware system for interactive digital television. Also called MHP (Multimedia Home Platform), MHP is the standard that specifies an application execution environment for digital interactive TV. MHP is independent of vendor-specific hardware and software. The standard also defines the form in which applications […]
Short for Digital Video Broadcasting – Satellite services to Handhelds. DVB-SH is a system used to deliver IP based media content and data to handheld terminals, like mobile phones or PDAs, via satellite. The DVB-SH system was designed for frequencies below 3 GHz, typically in the S-band. DVB-SH includes features such as turbo coding for […]
Short for digital versatile disc or digital video disc, a type of optical disk technology similar to the CD-ROM. A DVD holds a minimum of 4.7GBof data, enough for a full-length movie. DVDs are commonly used as a medium for digital representation of movies and other multimedia presentations that combine sound with graphics. The DVD […]