DVD-Video offers five different types of navigation data that provides efficient interaction for users, which include the following:
Video Manager Information (VMGI)
Video Title Set Information (VTSI)
Program Chain Information (PGCI)
Presentation Control Information (PCI)
Data Search Information (DSI)
Short for DVD+Recordable, a recordable DVD format similar to CD-R. A DVD+R can only record data once and then the data becomes permanent on the disc. The disc can not be recorded onto a second time. DVD+R and DVD+RW formats are supported by Philips, Sony, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Ricoh, Yamaha and others. For comparison and contrast, […]
Short for DVD+ReWritable, a re-recordable DVD format similar to CD-RW. The data on a DVD+RW disc can be erased and recorded over numerous times without damaging the medium. DVD+RW and DVD+R formats are supported by Philips, Sony, Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Ricoh, Yamaha and others. For comparison and contrast, see DVD, DVD-R, DVD-RW, DVD+R, and DVD-RAM.
- Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
(pronounced as separate letters) (1) Short for Digital Visual Interface, a digital interface standard created by the Digital Display Working Group (DDWG) to convert analog signals into digital signals to accommodate both analog and digital monitors. Data is transmitted using the transition minimized differential signaling (TMDS) protocol, providing a digital signal from the PC’s graphics […]
Short for DVI (Digital Visual Interface) Integrated, DVI-I is the connection, or interface used between monitors and computers or home theater systems. DVI-I is used to interface with an LCD or CRT monitor display for digital video output. DVI-I supports both digital and analog. However, it will not use both at the same time. DVI-I […]
- DVI to VGA adapter
A DVI to VGA adapter is used to connect a VGA/SVGA monitor to a DVI-I connection. These adapters are commonly used by those with an older video cards and a newer LCD display.