chrominance signal

chrominance signal

[′krō·mə·nəns ‚sig·nəl]
(communications)
One of the two components, called the I signal and Q signal, that add together to produce the total chrominance signal in a color television system. Also known as carrier chrominance signal.
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The luminance and the chrominance signals are processed in the YCbCr color space.
composite signal single signal encoding the luminance and chrominance signals