From A for AGF Videoforschung to Z for zapping, the most important technical terms in video research are explained here.

DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting)

DVB is an abbreviation for Digital Video Broadcasting and refers to the international transmission standard for digital television. Digital broadcast signals are transmitted via data compression (see mpeg). The addition C, S or T indicates the transmission path of the signals, i.e. cable, satellite or terrestrial. The additions S2, C2 or T2 describe the standard for high-definition television.

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