A term used to describe a picture condition in which groups of horizontal lines are displaced in an irregular manner.
In order to make distant objects appear larger, cameras require a telephoto lens.
Test Pattern Generator
When adjusting and testing a monitor, a test pattern generator is used to create a test pattern for the required visual feedback. This device can also create a test pattern that can be used to verify the integrity and possibly troubleshoot the source video signal.
Time lapse VCR
Used primarily by CCTV systems, this VCR enables increased recording time on a videocassette by not recording all the frames.
Advances in monitor technology have enabled touch sensitive monitors that can perform specific actions by responding to a user touching relevant screen areas.
A zoom lens that can stay in focus while zooming from wide angle to telephoto position is said to be tracking.
Signals which exist for a brief period of time prior to the attainment of a steady-state condition. These may include overshoots, damped sinusoidal waves, etc.
TBC (Time Base Corrector)
Multiplexers and quad splitters rely on a TBC circuit to align unsynchronized video signal before the signal processing begins.
TCP/IP (Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol)
These protocols enable communication between differing computer and computer networks. The IP is a connectionless protocol that provides the packet routing, while the TCP is connection based to provide reliability in communication and multiplexing.