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27 Cards in this Set

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a portable camera with the videotape recorder or some other recording device attached or built into it to form a single unit.
a room adjacent to the studio in which the director, TD, audio engineer, and sometimes the lighting director perform their various production functions.
control room
TV production outside the studio that is usually shot for post-production
electronic field production
the use of portable camcorders or cameras with separate portable VTRs, lights, and sound equipment for the production of daily news stories.
electronic news gathering
a tv system consisting of equipment and procedures that allows for selection, control, recording, playback, and transmission of tv pictures and sound.
expanded system
signal transmission from one program source to another
the in-house system of identification for each piece of recorded program material.
house number
intercommunication system
the manipulation of light and shadows to provide camera with adequate illumination.
the monitor that shows only the line-out pictures that go on the air or on videotape.
line monitor
the line that carries the final video or audio output for broadcast
the major operational document that contains a second-by-second list of every program aired on a particular day.
nerve center for all telecasts -- controls the program input, storage, and retrieval for on-the-air telecasts.
master control
a loudspeaker in the control room that carries the program sound.
program speaker
refers to the recording, storage, and playback of audio and video information via computer storage devices rather than videotape.
tapeless system
the lowest resolution scanning system of DTV(digital television). p stands for progressive. 480 lines visible.
a progressive scanning system of HDTV. 720 visible lines out of 750 total scanning lines.
an interlaced scanning system of HDTV.
reducing the amount of data to be stored or transmitted by using coding schemes that pack all original data into less space.
a complete scan of all picture lines by the electron beam.
has at least twice the picture detail of standard(NTSC) television.
in this system the beam skips every other line during its first scan, reading only the odd-numbered lines, then the even-numbered lines.
interlaced scanning
in this system the electron beam starts with line 1, then scans line 2, then line 3, etc. until all lines are scanned, then repeats.
progressive scanning
A step in the digitization of an analog signal.
red, green, and blue -- the basic colors of TV
the process of reading from an analog electronic signal a great many equally spaced, tiny portions for conversion into a digital code.
A signal that fluctuates exactly like the original stimulus.