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encoding system

In a digital system, a method of assigning binary codes to represent data. For text encoding, see ASCII, 7-bit ASCII, EBCDIC and Unicode.

For non-text encoding, see MIME, BinHex, quoted printable encoding, UUcoding and codec examples.

For video encoding, see MPEG, YUV, YCbCr, chroma subsampling and codec examples.
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Headquartered in Vero Beach, Florida, CPST designs, develops and sells high-resolution drop-on-demand ultraviolet (UV) cured inkjet imaging and magnetic stripe encoding systems.
The TANDBERG Television Director system is an industry-leading solution designed to both manage encoding systems at the point of program origination via TANDBERG nCompass Control and remotely control and manage up to 50,000 receivers deployed in the field.
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The increasing penetration of broadband and bandwidth utilization combined with the adoption of digital content in other media such as the Internet is likely to drive the need for advanced encoding systems.
The new applications, Scenarist(R) QC and CineVision(TM) QC, are planned for release in September as companion products to Scenarist(R) Workgroup, Sonic's powerful line of professional authoring and encoding systems.
Recently we have been producing WM9 files for Xbox game trailers - a process that used to take 3 hours when using other encoding systems, and now takes us about 15 minutes with Fathom.