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 are delivered at the receiver, including service information that signals interactive applications are present in the transport stream. The DVB specifications include an API, download mechanisms for applications and software functions. DVB-MHP was designed and maintained by the DVB project.
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 […]
(pronounced as separate letters) A double-sided, single layer DVD that can hold 8.75GB of audio and video data. It is supported by DVD+R/RW and DVD-R/RW.
(pronounced as separate letters) A double-sided, double layer DVD that can hold 15.9GB of audio and video data. It is supported by DVD+R/RW format.
(pronounced as separate letters) (n.) A single-sided, single layer DVD that can hold up to 4.7GB (120 minutes) of high quality audio and video data. All DVDs are made from two substrates that are bonded together, and the second substrate on a DVD5 is a data-less layer that does not contain any pits.