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    • How to Record Audio from Speakers

      How to Record Audio from Speakers

      Sound information that passes through computer speakers can easily be something that one wishes to keep as a recorded piece to use for later. This is a great option to have when one wishes to be able to playback the sound on a different device such as a mobile phone or mp3 player. The simplest

    • WVC1

      WVC1

      Many people in the multimedia industry informally refer to the Windows Media File format as the VC-1 format. Its formal name is the SMPTE 421 M standard. Microsoft initially released it in the spring of 2006 and it is widely supported on DVD players, Windows Media Player 9 and newer, and Blu-ray. WVC1 is the

    • Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

      Digital Video Recorder (DVR)

      A DVR, which is also known as a Personal Video Recorder (PVR) is basically a digital replacement for the video cassette recorder (VCR) for recording TV programs. The key difference between a VCR and a DVR is that the latter can record TV programs digitally. Apart from the advent of High Definition TV (HDTV), the

    • Who Invented the Television?

      Who Invented the Television?

      Who invented the television is a hotly debated question. The invention of the television grew out of the invention of the radio. Since you can easily send sound through the air waves many inventors starting thinking of the possibility of not only sound being sent through the airwaves, but also images. On December 2, 1922,

    • 1440p

      1440p

      As the demand for higher video quality increases, the video technologies that are available will also improve. Several video technology companies are producing televisions that are capable of showing high resolution images in the 1440p range, which is a 1440 pixel vertical resolution. So, with the standard 16:9 resolution format, a 1440p television would be

    • Kinetoscope

      Kinetoscope

      A Kinetoscope is a device that shows older films or motion pictures through a viewing window. The device predates the movie projector and housing the viewing window in a cabinet. The kinetoscope’s basic concept served as the basis for movie projectors that were developed later. The kinetoscope produces the illusion of movement or animation by

    • CMOS Camera

      CMOS Camera

      Most of own digital cameras or own devices that have digital cameras in them. As these cameras get smaller and cheaper, we are seeing them more and more. But have you ever wondered what makes your digital camera work? Have you ever thought about the processes and methods that your camera uses to convert light

    • ASIO 4 ALL

      ASIO 4 ALL

      ASIO (Audio Stream Input/Output) is a sound card driver protocol designed for professionals with the goal of reducing latency (a delay between input and output audio signals). Steinberg, a company very well known for its premium music production software such as Cubase, created ASIO. Steinberg also invented the VST plugin standard used in almost all

    • DirecTV Satellite Dishes

      DirecTV Satellite Dishes

      DirecTV Phase I Satellite Dish The DirecTV Phase I Satellite Dish was the original DirecTV dish. This is an 18" satellite dish with one LNB. This dish can only receive signal from DirecTV satellites at 101 degrees. DirecTV Phase II Satellite Dish DirecTV introduced the Phase II Satellite Dish in 1998. The Phase II dish

    • How to Connect a Laptop to a TV

      How to Connect a Laptop to a TV

      One of the great things about a laptop and a TV is that, with the right cables, you can connect the two together. This gives you the option to work from your television or you can download video onto your laptop and then have it play on the much larger screen of the TV. Regardless,

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