The following is a glossary of various terms mentioned in the previous chapters, along with a selection of terms that the reader may find useful during a session or when dealing with clients. It’s important to note that many of these terms are industry-related expressions that have become attached to certain functions.


This term is applied to the field-to-frame ratio for progressive scanning.


This term indicates the presence of 1023 levels in the digital signal.


Best described as a twenty-four frame per second progressive video format.

3/4-inch U-matic:

A composite videocassette system that uses 3/4-inch videotape encased ...

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