Glossary

3GPP Third Generation Partnership Project. A collaborative agreement between telecomms standards bodies to produce specifications for 3G mobile systems based on GSM networks.

3GPP2 A parallel project to 3GPP set up to produce specifications for CDMA2000 networks.

4CIF Picture source format with 704 × 576 pixels for luminance and 352 × 288 pixels for chrominance.

16CIF Picture source format with 1408 × 1152 pixels for luminance and 704 × 576 pixels for chrominance.

Agnostic A system that can handle different streaming architectures.

Asynchronous Two devices, typically a transmitter and receiver of data, that are not synchronized. The receiver uses a buffer to store incoming data, and processes at its own rate. Usually feedback to the ...

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