In fiber optic transmissions, extrinsic attenuation is one of two main categorized factors that cause attenuation (the reduction of signal strength during transmission). Extrinsic attenuation is caused by external factors, such as a bend in the optical fiber, called microbending or macrobending, which causes a reduction of optical power.
In video editing, an extro is a short video clip used at the end of a disc. Usually the extro is used to display credits. The VCD specification for an extro is four seconds. Contrast with firstplay, the first track on a disc.
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Eye track, or eye tracking technology uses a combination of an eye-tracker device to capture a person’s eye motion or point of gaze and software, which is used to record and analyze the digital images from the device. Tracker devices are small digital video cameras that are mounted on a computer monitor and angled to […]
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The names of the function keys. See under function keys.
Acronym for FreeBSD/Apache/MySQL/PHP, Python, (and/or) PERL The acronym FAMP refers to a set of free (open source) applications which are commonly used in Web server environments. The FAMP stack provides developers with the four key elements of a Web server: an the operating system, database, Web server and Web scripting software. The combined usage of […]
Pronounced as separate letters, or as “fak,” and short for frequently asked questions, a FAQ is an online documentthat poses a series of common questions and answers on a specific topic. FAQs originated in Usenet groups as a way to answer questions about the rules of the service. Today, there are FAQs on the Web […]