waveform compression

waveform compression

[′wāv‚fȯrm kəm‚presh·ən]
(communications)
Any technique for compressing audio or video signals in which a facsimile of the source-signal waveform is replicated at the receiver with a level of distortion that is judged acceptable. Also known as waveform coder.
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With 64-bit file system support and Sandwork's proprietary WDF waveform compression technology, it significantly decreases the time required to display and analyze enormous amounts of simulation data from today's advanced SoC designs.
5 includes many significant improvements targeted at higher productivity, including waveform compare, a new Signal Spy(TM) feature, and waveform compression.
The inherent nature of the wavelet transforms, however, is to scale these waveform compressions and expansions in a time domain without the need for approximations.