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decode

[dē′kōd]
(communications)
To translate coded characters into a more understandable form.

decode

(cryptography)
To apply decryption.

decode

(1) To convert coded data back into its original form. Contrast with encode.

(2) See decrypt.
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While most students adequately learn early reading skills (such as phonemic awareness and letter-sound correspondence), others have great difficulty in acquiring such entry level decoding skills (Beck & Juel, 1995).
As I read the book I marked in the margins where Stephenson found opportunities to explain the number theory that underlies modern cryptography; "traffic analysis" (deriving military intelligence from where and when messages are sent and received, without actually decoding them); steganography (hiding secret messages within other, non-secret communications); the electronics of computer monitors (and the security problems created by those monitors); the advantages to Unix-like operating systems compared to Windows or the Mac OS; the theory of monetary systems; and the strategies behind high-tech business litigation.
The newly-granted patent clearly establishes and protects Veritec's proprietary two-dimensional symbology reading and decoding systems and substantially enhances the company's product advantages in several markets such as the LCD panel manufacturing industry and the personal ID, banking and credit security areas of business.
To build the new Diamond Standard VDO family Tensilica used its Xtensa[R] configurable and extensible processor technology to create a dual-processor subsystem block, complete with an integrated DMA engine, that delivers full D1 Main profile decoding and ASP encoding at extremely low clock rates (needing only 172 MHz for full H.
RMI's adoption of DivX decoding technology will provide significant value to OEMs looking to implement a full-featured, high-performance mobile devices that enable consumers to enjoy their DivX format videos.
Neyrinck is releasing their SoundCode for DTS plug-in for Pro Tools that integrates DTS encoding and decoding technologies into the industry-leading digital audio workstation Pro Tools by Digidesign.
ATEME announced today that it has engaged in a wide qualification and interoperability testing effort with available MPEG-4 decoding solutions.
As a pioneer in integrating hardware video decoding for the PC, this agreement is an important step in continuing our support for the latest high definition multimedia content," said Tzumu Lin, Senior Vice President, VIA Technologies, Inc.
With the iVDO Octal's eight-channel decoding and dual quad multiplexers, video can be quickly decoded and directed to its final destination in real time while maintaining a high-quality of resolution and accuracy.
Also provided are operations to facilitate bit stream access and variable-length (Huffman) encoding and decoding.
The perfect solution for ASICs and SoCs is hardware-based and capable of full ISO/IEC 14496-10 Advanced Video Coding Standard (MPEG-4 Part 10) compliance decoding up to a resolution of 4096 x 4096.
The PWM2020L uses Pixelworks' HD Smart Decode technology for minimizing system memory costs by intelligently decoding high-definition content using an advanced memory management scheme.