Image Processing Reference
A standard that defines local and remote camera control for
A higher bit-rate ITU standard for video-conferencing via ISDN
or through a reserved portion of the bandwidth available on a
This is an ITU standard for video-conferencing that takes place
over networks that don't guarantee an available bandwidth. The
Internet is such a network; the traffic may be transferred in
bursts and must be interleaved with traffic following completely
different point-to-point connections. Compliant
implementations must also support H.261 video content. Suited
to use on TCP/IP networking over LAN and WAN connections
and via the Internet.
An ITU standard that describes video conferencing taking place
over standard telephone lines.
A Sony tape format for recording high-definition TV.
High-Definition Multiplexed Analog Component. A standard for
HD that was being developed for analog systems in Europe. It
fell by the wayside and was such an unsatisfactory and
expensive experience that it has discouraged companies from
taking up HD in Europe until now.
An open-source project initiated by RealNetworks to make
video-streaming servers and production systems more widely
The Sony 8mm tape format designed for consumer use. Hi8 is
an analog format.
Home Media Server
A domestic server for storing large bulk quantities of audio,
video, and other media for consumption in the home.
Home Theater System
A system for presenting movies in a cinema-like fashion at
home. This might be a stand-alone system or a client on a
network built around a home media center.
Hue Saturation Lightness. A way of describing color as an
alternative to using red, green, and blue values.
Hyper-Text Transfer protocol. The means by which Web
browsers request content from Web servers. This is a protocol
that describes how to request some data and how it will be
delivered back by the responder.
Institute for Electrical Engineers.