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ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Exchange. A code that represents as a binary number each of the 128 letters, numbers, punctuation marks and other characters used in English. This was developed in the 1960s for telegraphs and is used in computing.

ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange)

a system for coding individual numbers, letters and punctuation marks which is widely used in COMPUTERS.
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The digital media systems provider Media 100 has launched two new real-time MPEG-2 encoding systems for the Macintosh platform - MediaPress Pro and MediaPress Pro SDI.
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Since our encoding systems are optimized for the low bit rates and network protocols specific to the delivery of video to mobile devices, NEXAGE customers are insured they will have the flexibility to package high quality, interactive content to any subscriber.
The company's products include the Stream Z family of media encoding systems, DRC-Stream PCI cards for capture and encoding, including the new Carbon HD high definition card, and Copper, a solution that delivers media anywhere in the world in any format, reliably, securely, and with a tremendous speed advantage over traditional TCP based technologies such as ftp.
As part of the agreement, TANDBERG Television will provide end-to-end broadcast encoding systems based on its industry leading MPEG-4 AVC compression technology.
The use of TANDBERG Television's first-to-market MPEG-4 AVC encoding systems will enable CanalSat to achieve very efficient HD bandwidth utilization, more than halving the bit-rate required by HD MPEG-2, while at the same time achieving the high picture quality that a HDTV service demands.