time code


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time code

A series of uniform marks, sequential numbers or time-of-day codes in recorded material that is used for synchronization.
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NIST began preparing for the end of the GOES time code service in the mid-1990s, when it was clear that Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite timing receivers provided better accuracy and reliability than GOES at a lower cost.
These results were quite promising, and by 1970, NBS researchers had announced their intentions to create a satellite time code service that was "relatively inexpensive, simple-to-operate, and easily understood".
Its display told me it was waiting for the MIDI Time Code that apparently was not getting to it.
In addition, under the Betacam SP format, a longitudinal audio track does not have to be sacrificed for time code.
The technical achievement that is Time Code defies a DVD and VHS reduction, even if you own the Giant Screen That Ate the Living Room.
The ProPoint 2331 is controlled with an HP Jornada Pocket PC, and is used for permanently marking batch codes, part and serial numbers, date and time codes on plastic and hard metal surfaces up to 50 Rockwell C.
Unlike other systems in which the soundtrack is placed directly on the film, DTS records the soundtrack on a separate compact disc which is played on a machine and synchronized with the movie through a series of time codes on the edge of the film.