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decompress

(compression, data)
To reverse the effects of data compression.

decompress

To restore compressed data back to their original size. Decompressing is also called "unarchiving." See data compression and archive.
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LynuxWorks will demonstrate the Protocom PR818 MPEG-4 audio video (A/V) CODEC solution that compresses and decompresses video data in both NTSC and PAL formats providing the highest quality video at the lowest bit rates and power consumption available in market.
The voice coprocessor compresses and decompresses one channel of packet voice from a telephone line or handset, and interfaces to the host network processor over a parallel interface bus.
The software then decompresses the information on the fly; this allows our customers to receive all the internet content at incredible speeds with a tremendous savings compared to other High-Speed options.
The codec compresses and decompresses video files to deliver rich, broadcast-quality video at lower transmission speeds, with video images so detailed they create a new standard of excellence in the industry for Pentium-class system users.