(1) A device or program that uses predefined algorithms to encode, or compress audio or video data for storage or transmission use.
(1) In computer technology, encoding is the process of putting a sequence of characters into a special format for transmission or storage purposes. (2) The term used to reference to the processes of analog-to-digital conversion, and can be used in the context of any type of data such as text, images, audio, video or multimedia.
The translation of data into a secret code. Encryption is the most effective way to achieve data security. To read an encrypted file, you must have access to a secret key or password that enables you to decrypt it. Unencrypted data is called plain text ; encrypted data is referred to as cipher text. There […]
- encryption algorithm
A mathematical procedure for performing encryption on data. Through the use of an algorithm, information is made into meaningless cipher text and requires the use of a key to transform the data back into its original form. Blowfish, AES RC4, RC5, and RC6 are examples of encryption algorithms.
- end-user computing
Using a computer at the application level. The term end-user is used to distinguish the person for whom the product was designed from the person who programs, services, or installs the product. Developers working on a personal computer in a professional capacity, for example, are not considered end-users.
SIP or H.323 terminal or gateway. An endpoint can call and be called. It generates and terminates the information stream.