Image Processing Reference
Sometimes used as an abbreviation that describes FireWire
interfaces. This is derived from the IEEE 1394 standard number.
A semi-professional and professional film format. Low-budget
features, TV programs, and news-gathering all used 16mm.
A compromised aspect ratio midway between 16
9 and 4
9) that fits reasonably well on TV displays of either type.
Widescreen TV formats use an aspect ratio of 16 units wide by
9 units high.
A common abbreviation used to describe film formats that are
digitized at 24 frames per second (fps) on a progressively
An intermediate mobile phone format based on 2G equipment
with some basic 3G features introduced ahead of the full 3G launch.
A technique used to convert 24-fps movie film to 30-fps video.
Extra fields are inserted periodically in sequences based on
repeating the same frame of film 3 times and then 2 times. Two
cycles of this pattern yields a synchronized framing of the film
with the video. The 3232 sequence is called the cadence.
Hollywood movie and cinema format for feature films.
High-quality TV material might have been shot in this format.
Modern mobile telephone handsets are known as 3G because
they are based on a third-generation technology. 1G was analog,
and 2G was basic digital services but included WAP and SMS.
3G introduces video and multimedia and other data services.
Based on the H.264/MPEG-4 codecs. This is the abbreviated
name for the Third-Generation Partnership Project. It was
formed in order to facilitate the development of globally
interoperable mobile phones.