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C – Media & Entertainment Technology Concepts

Posted By Nitin Narang On Tuesday, September 24th, 2013With No Comments »

Media and Entertainment Industry Concepts : Browse by Letter – C

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ConceptCategoryDescriptionRelated Concepts, Standards
CMSContent ManagementA central content repository for documents, movies, pictures etc. which enable features for storing, managing, editing, controlling, enriching and publishing content.WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Magnolia, Gossamer Links, Bricolage, Ektron, eZ Publish and Umbraco. ECM, WCM
Connected TVTelevisionDevice which is either a television, external media adaptor (Blu Ray players, Game consoles etc.) or a set-top box with integrated Internet capabilities to bring interactivity to television in addition to traditional broadcast TV. It enables users to search online for content  and access to host of Internet-based services through customized apps for content and services (VOD, catch up TV, EPG, interactive advertising, personalization, recommendation engine, social networking etc.)Google TV, Hulu, Vudu, Hybrid STB
Closed captionVideoTextual information displayed on a television , video player which provides  interpretive information and non-speech element about the content at point in time to help deaf and hard of hearing for all significant audio content . Closed caption is either in-band (burned within content) or out of band (available as separate file for online medium). Also categorized as open (always enabled) and closed ( user enabled)In band  (NTSC Line 21 VBI / EIA 608), ATSC (EIA 708), PAL/SECAM (Teletext)
Out of band (.srt, .sub, .ttml, .dxfp, ,sami)
Component VideoVideo Form of  baseband video signal. Analog video (consisting of  luminance, brightness (Y) and chrominance (C) ) carried in separate channels.
Composite VideoVideoAnalog Video with signals ( containing luminance, brightness (Y) and chrominance (C) ) combined in to one channel
COFDMMultiplexingCoded OFDM (Orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing)  – method of encoding digital data on multiple carrier frequencies, used in digital television, audio broadcasting and 4G mobile communication.  ATSC has chosen 8-VSB (8-level Vestigial Sideband) as its equivalent modulation standardDVB-C2, DVB-T , DVB-H, T-DMB, ISDB-T and MediaFLO