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    • IPTV (Internet Protocol TeleVision)

      IPTV (Internet Protocol TeleVision)

      IPTV is an acronym for Internet Protocol TV. It essentially is a technology that delivers video or TV broadcasts over the Internet. Instead of receiving television or video over the broadcast waves, cable lines or through a satellite TV service, your TV is hooked directly into a broadband Internet router and receives digital signal directly

    • How to Make Satellite Dish LNB Adjustments

      How to Make Satellite Dish LNB Adjustments

      LNB (Low Noise Block) is the receiving end of a satellite dish. The LNB must be pointing directly to the satellite overhead in orbit to receive the strongest and clearest signal. There are many types of satellite dishes available, some of them are installed in a fixed position, others are installed so that they can

    • What is Rotoscoping?

      What is Rotoscoping?

      One of the oldest animation techniques that is still in use today is rotoscoping. When using this technique, animators trace over live action film movement on each frame to use in an animated film. When it was first used, live action film images were projected onto a glass panel that was frosted where an animator

    • What is Sonic Update Manager?

      What is Sonic Update Manager?

      Sonic Update Manager is a secondary application that is included in the Sonic RecordNow software, a program that allows users to create CDs and DVDs. While Sonic RecordNow does not usually cause problems, Sonic Update Manager is often considered a nuisance because it continuously displays a message asking the user to insert the Sonic installation

    • How to Convert MP3 to MIDI

      How to Convert MP3 to MIDI

      A common mis-perception amongst music lovers is that the MIDI file type is an audio file similar to MP3, WMA, or MP4s. The MIDI type; however, contains descriptions on how to create music specifically tailored for software or hardware made to play the file type. Synthesizers are made to follow the directions or instructions contained

    • DirecTV Satellites

      DirecTV Satellites

      DirecTV maintains a fleet of geostationary satellites to provide broadcast television services. Designation Launch Date Orbit Satellite Transponders DirecTV 1 17 December, 1993 101.11W HS-601 16 Ku DirecTV 2 3 August, 1994 – HS-601 16 Ku DirecTV 3 10 June, 1995 – HS-601 16 Ku DirecTV 6 8 March, 1997 – LS-1300 32 Ku DirecTV

    • How Television Works

      How Television Works

      Most people spend hours each day watching programming on their TV set, however, many people might wonder how in fact television works. There are many parts to this process and many technologies that are involved. Following are the most important processes and technologies involved in making television work. Main Elements of the TV Process There

    • How an LCD TV Works

      How an LCD TV Works

      From the wordings of the name, an LCD TV is a short form of Liquid Crystal Display Television. What is presented in an LCD TV to make it work the way we see it is founded on the special effects of substances of light and liquid crystals acting on each other. These are brought together

    • AC3 (Audio Coding 3)

      AC3 (Audio Coding 3)

      AC3, or Dolby AC-3, is a lossy audio format created by Dolby Digital that is used in cinemas, television broadcasts, DVDs, Blu-Ray Discs, and game consoles. While AC3 was never designed to replace MP3 files, it has grown in popularity in the PC audio industry and is now recognized and supported by many media players

    • TVRO (TV Receive Only)

      TVRO (TV Receive Only)

      TVRO stands for "TV Receive Only", but that really does not give you a good sense of what TVRO is. The term TVRO is used to describe both Free To Air satellite and paid programming over similar equipment. Free To Air satellite is unencrypted. TVRO premium analog channels are encrypted using VideoCipher II RS. TVRO

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