digital intermediate

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digital intermediate

A digital version of a motion picture that was originally shot on film. The 35mm film is scanned and converted to digital for ease in editing or to apply special graphics effects and animation. The results are converted back to film for distribution to theaters with 35mm projectors. See nonlinear video editing and digital cinema.
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Advancing consumer welfare in the automated era requires not just consumer protection, but digital intermediary protection.
And so Chubb wants to be available to serve the small business owners however they want to buy, whether that's with a digital intermediary or with a traditional independent agent.
PayPal is thriving because companies are clamoring for a neutral, trusted digital intermediary for payments, and its platform of 254M active accounts drives higher sales, the report adds.
Agencies cannot know whether markets need a public digital intermediary without first analyzing whether private digital intermediaries will suffice.
Many users are unaware of the bias underlying the digital intermediary advice they receive, just as many were unaware mortgage brokers did not have borrowers' best interests in mind.
A start-up digital intermediary wanting to compete may not be able to use a more efficient business model to reduce commissions and thereby attract more consumers through lower prices.
Alternatively, they would need to foot a greater tax bill for a more sophisticated public digital intermediary that opponents could ultimately neutralize.
The agency that has most actively regulated such conduct, the Department of Transportation (DOT), oversees one of the most advanced digital intermediary industries.
Still, the digital intermediary may not otherwise exist--or might be less powerful--without an agency's action.
This opacity raises the stakes of agency capture, as it would be difficult to determine how the digital intermediary may advance industry interests.
Particularly interesting in this case was the mainstream media's attribution of credit to a non-mainstream digital intermediary and the reliance on blog postings as a source in journalistic coverage of the controversy.

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