Image Processing Reference
Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Otherwise known as FireWire. The standard was developed
originally by Apple Computer and then ratified by the IEEE.
Internet Engineering Task Force. This is a group that develops
and publishes new standards for use on the Internet.
An Intra frame is another name for a key frame in a video
The FireWire interface on Sony equipment is referred to by this
This is a video format developed by Intel. It was well supported
on Mac OS 9 but a codec has not been made available for Mac
OS X. Availability on Windows is more common.
A means of doubling the perceived resolution by scanning only
the alternate lines on each pass down the screen. There are two
fields, one each for the odd and even lines being displayed.
Macroblock coding that only refers to other blocks within the
Your own private network system, which may or may not be
accessible via the Internet.
The unique numerical network identity for a computer within a
particular sub-network. These values may be duplicated on
Integrated Services Digital Network
Internet Streaming Media Alliance.
International Standards Organization.
International Telecommunications Union.
Java Media Framework. A useful portable framework for
developing cross-platform and cross-format solutions.
Joint Photographic Experts Group.
Joint Video Team. Formed by combining members of the
ISO/IEC/MPEG working group with the ITU-T/VCEG working
group to develop the H.264 standard. Sometimes used as
another name for H.264 due to the codec being developed by a
Joint Video Team.
Kilobits per second.
A codec developed for use with mobile PDA devices.
Lightness plus color components A and B.