Megabits per second. The standard unit of bit rate
measurements, it represents 1,024 kilobits or 1,048,576 bits per second, although in practice this number is often rounded to 1,000,000 bits.
Type of fixed-pixel
projection television that uses a chip illuminated by a lamp to produce the image--as opposed to projection technologies that use CRTs
. Examples include DLP
, and LCoS rear-projection
- Motion Picture Association of America. Industry association for producers of motion pictures.
- Moving Pictures Experts Group. Pronounced EM-peg,
this group establishes standards in computerized digital video compression and reproduction.
- Moving Picture Experts Group-2. Video-compression scheme used to condense digital video content for broadcast over thin TV bandwidths or via the Internet, and to squeeze full-length digital films onto a DVD.
- Advanced compression scheme finalized October 1998, designed to enable transmission and reception of high-quality audio and video over the Internet and next-generation mobile telephones; potentially enables mobile video phones, video e-mail, and cordless video cameras. Two major versions are MPEG-4 Simple Profile for low-resolution digital video content, usually for distribution over the Internet, and MPEG-4 AVC (Advanced Video Coding), which offers faster and higher-quality compression than MPEG-2 for HDTV content.
- See ghosting