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data compression

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Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data.

MPEG (Moving Picture Experts Group)

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MPEG (pronounced EHM-pehg), the Moving Picture Experts Group, develops standards for digital video and digital audio compression.

JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group)

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JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) is an ISO/IEC group of experts that develops and maintains standards for a suite of compression algorithms ...

pneumatics

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Pneumatics (pronounced new-MATT-ix) is an aspect of physics and engineering that is concerned with using the energy in compressed gas to make ...

streaming media

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Streaming media is video or audio content sent in compressed form over the Internet and played immediately, rather than being saved to the hard drive.

COLD (Computer Output to Laser Disk)

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COLD (Computer Output to Laser Disk) is a system for archiving data such as business records and reports to one or more optical disks in a compressed...

scalable video coding (SVC)

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Scalable video coding (SVC) is an extension of the H.264 (MPEG-4 AVC) video compression standard for video encoding.

VMware Blast Extreme

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VMware Blast Extreme is a remote display protocol designed to deliver graphics-intensive virtual workloads using the H.264 advanced video compression...

codec

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A codec is either a hardware device or a software-based process that compresses and decompresses large amounts of data used in voice over IP, video ...

stretchable silicon

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Stretchable silicon is a flexible form of silicon manufactured in thin, wavelike ribbons that can be expanded and compressed like accordion bellows.

compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL)

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A compact fluorescent light bulb (CFL) is a fluorescent light bulb that has been compressed into the size of a standard-issue incandescent light bulb.

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    A disaster recovery test (DR test) is the examination of each step in a disaster recovery plan as outlined in an organization's ...

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    Enterprise storage is a centralized repository for business information that provides common data management, protection and data...

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    A disk array, also called a storage array, is a data storage system used for block-based storage, file-based storage or object ...

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    Optical storage is any storage type in which data is written and read with a laser. Typically, data is written to optical media, ...

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