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Audio Visual Engineering Terms & Definitions

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Glossary of Audio Visual terms, technologies, and abbreviations. Here you will find definitions for common audiovisual terminology.

What is Absorption?

If you struggle trying to keep up with or understand all some AV terms, here you will find the definition for common audiovisual terminology. This is a helpful glossary of audiovisual terms....

SECAM Video Format Explained

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What does SECAM stand for?

SECAM is an abbreviation for Sequential Color and Memory or Séquentiel couleur à mémoire in French.

What is SECAM?

SECAM is an analog color television system first used in France. A team led by Henri de France working at Compagnie Française de Télévision (later bought by Thomson) invented SECAM. SECAM uses the same resolution as PAL (625 lines) but transmits the color information sequentially: R-Y on one line and B-Y on the next....

PAL Video Format Explained

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What does PAL stand for?

PAL is an abbreviation for Phase Alternating Line.

What is PAL?

PAL is a color encoding system used in broadcast television systems in large parts of the world. The PAL TV standard came into the market in early 1960s Europe. The term PAL describes any video, including digital video, formatted for playback on a PAL TV....

NTSC Video Format Explained

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What does NTSC stand for?

NTSC is an abbreviation for National Television System Committee.

What is NTSC?

The NTSC is responsible for setting television and video standards used in North America, most of South America, and some other countries. The NTSC standard for television defines a composite video signal with a refresh rate of 30 interlaced frames per second. Each frame contains 525 lines and can contain 16 million different colors....

Linear vs Non-Linear Editing. Explained

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What is linear video editing?

Linear video editing is the process of selecting, arranging, and modifying the images and sound recorded on videotape. In the early 1990s, many people used the term video editing instead of linear video editing.

Linear video editing is a mechanical process that uses linear steps one cut at a time (or a series of programmed cuts) to its conclusion. It also uses Camcorders, VCRs, Edit Controllers, and Mixers to perform the edit functions....

What is a microphone in Audio and Video?

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Definition of microphone

A microphone, mike, or simply mic, is an acoustic-to-electric transducer or sensor that converts sound into an electrical signal. Microphones are transducers that detect sound waves and produce an electrical image of the sound; they create a voltage or a current proportional to the sound signal. Telephones and radio transmitters used them. As today, they have developed through some major changes in quality.

How do microphones work?

A microphone converts sound into a small electrical current. When you speak, sound waves created by your voice carry energy toward the microphone. Inside the microphone, sound waves hit a diaphragm that vibrates, moving a magnet near a coil. In some designs, the coil moves within a magnet. The magnet produces a magnetic field that cuts through the coil. As the coil moves back and forth through the magnetic field, an electric current flows through it. The electric current flows out from the microphone to an amplifier or sound recording device....

Digital Storage Units

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In computing and telecommunications, a digital storage unit is a measurement for data storage is the capacity of some standard data storage system or communication channel used to measure the capacities of other systems and channels.

List all units of measurement

Below is a list of all the standard units of measurement used for data storage, from the smallest to the largest....

Common Networking Abbreviations

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Abbreviations, acronyms, and initialisms related to the Networking terminology. Here you will learn what those letters stand for in a computer network along with their accepted definitions.

AARP – Apple Talk Address Resolution Protocol

AARP is a protocol for mapping physical hardware addresses and their temporarily assigned Apple talk network addresses....

Common Information Technology Abbreviations

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Acronyms are like abbreviations, in that they are a shorthand way of expressing an idea. An abbreviation is a short form of a word. While the first letter of each word in a sentence forms an acronym from. Below, there is a list of common information technology abbreviations. It also shows what they stand for and s short definition.

ABM – Asynchronous Balanced Mode

ABM is a communication mode of HDLC that manages peer-to-peer communications between nodes at the same level (peers), and two stations, where either party may start the transmission....

Popular Networking certifications

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A network certification can help you to get ahead in your career. Network certifications are credentials you can earn to demonstrate you have the knowledge and skills to work with networks in the information technology field. In this article, we are going to learn more about some popular Networking certifications.

AIS – Advanced Information Security

AIS is a computer security certification for the network IT and security professional that focuses on assessing security risks and prevent security breaches. Security University offers the Advance Information Security certification. AIS is an advanced course that requires expert knowledge of security technologies....

Popular Apple certifications

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Apple offers hardware and software certification programs for business, education, and specialized professionals. An Apple certification helps you demonstrate and measure your skills in Apple products. They are designed to create a high level of technical proficiency among Mac technicians, system administrators, and users....

Popular Cisco Certifications

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Cisco is the global leader in issuing IT certifications worldwide. Cisco certifications acknowledge a professional’s skills in a specific Cisco technology, such as data center networking, application services, and voicemail and messaging. 

CCIE – Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert

CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) is an expert-level certification. It is one of the most respected in the industry and will demonstrate your level of Cisco networking expertise, design-savvy, and trouble-shooting ability for large, diverse networks....

Popular Adobe Certifications

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An Adobe certification helps you demonstrate and measure your skills with Adobe products. Getting an Adobe certification can help you differentiate yourself from competitors, advance your career, and improve customer satisfaction.

How to get an Adobe certification?

Adobe certification is a fast, affordable, and official way to demonstrate your skills using a range of industry-standard software packages, so it’s probably a good investment. To receive an Adobe certification, you must pass a certification exam that tests your familiarity with Adobe product features and capabilities....

Common IT Certifications

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An IT certification is an accreditation that shows your coworkers and higher-ups that you have extensive knowledge about an application or computer technology. It also shows that you keep learning to stay on top of your game. Let’s see some common IT certifications that will help you advance in your career.

AATC – Adobe Authorized Training Center

An Adobe Authorized Training Center is a training facility that offers instructor-led courses and training on Adobe products....

Karaoke Machine Rental Jupiter – CAVSI (786)220-1752

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Karaoke machine rental in Jupiter, Jupiter Farms and Jupiter Island. Available at CAVSI (786)220-1752 . Professional karaoke system includes karaoke machine with 18000+ built-in CDG songs.  Package also includes LCD monitors, two speakers with stand,  two microphones with stands, karaoke books (List of songs sorted by artist and song name.)

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Karaoke Rental – Are you planning a party in Palm Beach Gardens?

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Karaoke Rental Palm Beach GardensAre you planning a karaoke party in Palm Beach Gardens or PGA area? A karaoke party is a good idea to celebrate home or office parties.CAVSI offers Karaoke equipment for rent, just give us a call at (786)220-1752. We provide different packages that will fit your budget. Professional karaoke machine has more that 13000 embedded in a portable server. No more CDs. This system is so much better.

We have been providing outstanding, reliable rental services to our valuable clientele for several years. Let us help you by renting you the best karaoke equipment....

Need to transfer VHS tapes to DVD Weston?

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Transfer your old Home Movies and Videotapes to DVD! CAVSI (786)220-1752 transfers videotape to DVD. $15 per unit, more than 10 units $13 each. Format conversion: VHS, S-VHS, VHS-C, MiniDV, cassette. Home Movie to DVD Transfer Service.


Where to convert VHS to DVD in WPB?

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If looking a place where you can transfer VHS tapes to DVD in West Palm Beach, contact CAVSI at (786)220-1752


What are examples of Optical Media?

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Optical media is a storage media that hold content in digital form on which information is written (encoded) and read (decoded) by using a laser device. A optical media usually is a flat, circular disc which encodes binary data (bits) on a special material , often aluminium, on one of its flat surfaces.

Optical discs are not based on magnetic charges like hard drives are, the discs are less likely to lose their data and have a longer shelf life....

What is Data Transfer Rate?

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Data transfer rate is the amount of digital data that moves from one place to another at a given time, in other words the data transfer speed is the speed at which data is transmitted between devices, such as USB , modem, Ethernet, DVD, CD, etc..

The data rate of a computer network connection is normally measured in units of bits per second (bps), kilobits per second (kbps), megabit per second (mbps), gigabit per second (gbps) or terabit per second (tbps)....

What units of measurement are used for data storage?

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Data storage is also called storage or memory, it refers to computer components and recording media that retain digital data used for computing.

Thus, for example, documents and images are measured in bytes or kilobytes, pen drives (USB) are measured in megabytes, while hard drives are measured in terms of gigabytes or terabytes....

Looking to rent Karaoke Machine in Royal Palm Beach, FL?

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Karaoke Rental Royal Palm Beach FL

CAVSI (786)220-1752 offers karaoke machine rental in Royal Palm Beach, FL. Best Karaoke machines in all South Florida. Excellent quality, more than 18000 karaoke CDG songs available, songs have a numeric code assigned for easy access....

Do you want to rent a karaoke machine in Jupiter FL?

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Karaoke Rental Jupiter FLCAVSI (786)220-1752 provides karaoke rental in Jupiter FL. Professional karaoke system includes karaoke machine with 18000+ built-in CDG songs, LCD monitors, speaker with stand,  two microphones with stands, karaoke book where you can find song library sorted by artist and song name.

Our karaoke library is up-to-date, this means we take care of including the latest hits. This allows children, teenagers and adults can find songs that they like to sing....

Why Do We Use Acronyms and Abbreviations?

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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word while an acronym is a word formed from the first letter of each word in a sentence. The main reason we use abbreviations and acronyms is for convenience. The use of long names for government agencies, science and technology have led to the demand for simple or short title, i.e. ESOL comes for English for speakers of other languages

Some companies use abbreviations or acronyms in an attempt to retain their corporate identity, i.e. CAVSI is the acronym for Computer Audio Video Systems Integrator; another example is the word IKEA which means Ingvar Kamprad Elmtaryd Agunnaryd....

Interested in a karaoke machine rental in Wellington FL?

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Karaoke Rental Wellington FL
Karaoke machine rentals in Wellington Fl are provided by CAVSI (786)220-1752. Whether you will need to rent a karaoke machine for a wedding, graduation, family reunion, birthday party, office event or other, you can count on us to provide you with all equipment you need to host a successful event.

Our karaoke system comes complete with over 13000 karaoke songs, lcd monitor, speaker, microphones, remote control, library song book, and more. Renting a professional karaoke system will ensure your event has a correct setup that you require to host a successful event....

What is the abbreviation of Picture Element (PIXEL)? Definition

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A pixel is the abbreviation for picture element. A pixel is the smallest component of an image or picture. Pixels are arranged in rows and columns in order to produce a complete image.

The number of pixels in an image is called resolution. Screen resolution is rated by the number of horizontal and vertical pixels; for example, 1024×768 means 1,024 pixels are displayed in each row (columns), and there are 768 rows (lines). The greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution....

Do you need to rent a projector in Pompano Beach FL?

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Find projector rental in Pompano Beach FL at CAVSI (786)220-1752. Projectors, screens and AV for PowerPoint, video, large displays. Also available conference packages that include video projector, projection screen, speakers and other audiovisual equipments you may need.


Do you need to rent a karaoke machine in Delray Beach FL?

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Karaoke Rental Delray BeachKaraoke rental in Delray Beach FL offered by CAVSI (786)220-1752. We have several packages that will delight you and your guests! Professional karaoke machine with 13000+ built-in songs, no CD changing necessary. This system is way better than a typical so-called karaoke machine.

We have been providing outstanding, reliable rental services to our valuable clientele for several years. Let us help you by renting you the best karaoke equipment. Look and you will find that we pride ourselves on unparalleled service and performance....

Looking for a projector rental in Wellington FL?

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Projector rental in Wellington FL is available at Cavsi (786)220-1752. We rent high quality projectors at low leasing rates and flexible rental terms.

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Where to rent a projector in Boynton Beach?

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Choose Cavsi (786)220-1752 for all your projector, projection screen and speaker rental in Boynton Beach and surrounding areas. We rent projectors, screen, and other audio visual equipment for corporate presentations and special events.

Projector rental Boynton BeachAdding a projector to your event is a simple but elegant way to enhance a presentation or to show photos and videos. Our team of rental experts are available to deliver and setup whatever equipment is required for your meeting or event....