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encode

[en′kōd]
(communications)
To express given information by means of a code.
(computer science)
To prepare a routine in machine language for a specific computer.

encode

(algorithm, hardware)
To convert data or some physical quantity into a given format. E.g. uuencode.

See also encoder.

encode

(cryptography)
To encrypt, to perform encryption.

encode

(1) To assign a code to represent data, such as a parts code. Contrast with decode. See encoding system.

(2) To convert from one format or signal to another. See codec and D/A converter.

(3) The term is sometimes erroneously used for "encrypt." However, encoded data are not secretly scrambled and can be decoded easily. See cryptography.
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Inlet has surpassed that milestone by complementing real-time encoding with Seen by Scene capabilities, batch encoding, the ability to encode directly from tape and much more.
Fathom elevates encoding with real-time statistics monitoring, giving compressionists unprecedented visibility into the anatomy of their encodes.
OpenVision Content Creator offers an on-the-spot straightforward solution that accurately converts and properly encodes On Demand content.
Mediaplex can encode and deliver a near-infinite number of channels and support a video service deployment of any size and scale from a single, integrated piece of equipment, saving service providers considerable money on purchase, set-up and maintenance.
com has been nominated in five categories for Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards, and the Company recently announced surpassing 15 million video encodes and is pacing at over 1 million video encodes per month.
A new type of conjugative transposon encodes resistance to sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim, and streptomycin in Vibrio cholerae O139.
The sender encodes the data as the quantum state of a particle, and the recipient makes a measurement on the particle to infer the original quantum state.
com's simple presets for all popular formats, and the ability to generate multiple encodes from a single API call, enables content providers to focus on their core competencies while we ensure their videos can be consumed on any browser.