In computer and technology terminology, “production grade” is a phrase that is used to describe more robust and rugged hardware and software that is designed for intensive business and enterprise computing environments. This is in contrast to consumer grade equipment, which would be used less frequently and for less intensive tasks.
- a Program
(n) An organized list of instructions that, when executed, causes the computerto behave in a predetermined manner. Without programs, computers are useless. A program is like a recipe. It contains a list of ingredients (called variables) and a list of directions (called statements) that tell the computer what to do with the variables. The variables […]
- program stream
Abbreviated as PS or MPEG-PS, program stream is a container format for storage applications specified in MPEG-1 Systems and MPEG-2 Part 1. A program stream contains only one content channel and is suited to authoring and storage not broadcasting. Contrast with transport stream, which is designed to address the delivery of the content.
(1) An individual who writes programs. (2) A device that writes a program onto a PROM chip.
- Programming Language
A vocabulary and set of grammatical rules for instructing a computer to perform specific tasks. The term programming language usually refers to high-level languages, such as BASIC, C, C++, COBOL, FORTRAN, Ada, and Pascal. Each language has a unique set of keywords (words that it understands) and a special syntax for organizing program instructions. High-level […]
- progressive scan
Progressive scan (also known as known as 480p) is one of two methods used for “painting” an image on a television screen (the other being interlaced scan), where the lines are drawn in one at a time in sequential order. The entire single frame image is painted every 1/60th of a second, allowing for twice […]