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decompress

(compression, data)
To reverse the effects of data compression.

decompress

To restore compressed data back to their original size. Decompressing is also called "unarchiving." See data compression and archive.
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The chip decompresses the video input, accepts the decompressed data from the local DRAM, and outputs it as horizontally and vertically interpolated YUV or RGB pixels.
The mPD61021 decompresses MPEG2 (ISO/IEC 13818-2,3) and MPEG1 (ISO/IEC 1117-2,3) audio and video on-chip and completes all synchronization between the audio and video processing using a presentation time stamp.
MasonX decompresses MPEG1 and MPEG2 video and audio data streams, displays full screen, full motion movie images, and outputs broadcast quality video with CD quality stereo sound.