Content Tag: AV Terminology Glossary

Audio Visual Engineering Terms & Definitions

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

SECAM Video Format Explained

What does SECAM stand for?

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

PAL Video Format Explained

What does PAL stand for?

PAL is an abbreviation for Phase Alternating Line....

NTSC Video Format Explained

What does NTSC stand for?

NTSC is an abbreviation for National Television System Committee....

What is Streaming Video and Streaming Media?

Streaming video is a sequence of “moving images” that are sent in compressed form over the Internet and displayed by the viewer as they arrive. Streaming media is streaming video with sound. Streaming multimedia allows the user to begin viewing videos without first downloading the entire file. After a brief period of initializing and buffering, the file will begin to stream – or play – in real time....