white compression

white compression

[′wīt kəm‚presh·ən]
(communications)
In facsimile or television the reduction in picture-signal gain at levels corresponding to light areas, with respect to the gain at the level for midrange light values; the overall effect of white compression is to reduce contrast in the highlights of the picture.
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Too bad I will be wearing knee-high white compression socks and my hin'end will be hanging out the back of my nighty - and that's before the breeze reveals my best pair of "Bridget Jones's".
Running in white compression socks ( similar to those of Paula Radcliffe ( which she claims have been a great help in her fight against calf injuries, Pavey clocked an impressive time of 8:33.
He first wore a white compression sleeve but now dons a black one, which he started wearing in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals.
Image Power is using the latest in black and white compression technology -- JBIG2 technology -- to provide advanced compression for transmitting the faxes over the Internet.
today announces a significant advance in its black and white compression technology with the introduction of the industry's first JBIG-2 image encoder/decoder ("codec") compliant with the working draft of the International Standards Organization's (ISO) bi-tonal image compression standard.
JBIG2 was developed to fill a need in the fax machine, printer and desktop markets for a new black and white compression technology.