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  • noun

Synonyms for sampling

items selected at random from a population and used to test hypotheses about the population

measurement at regular intervals of the amplitude of a varying waveform (in order to convert it to digital form)

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The organizations were concerned about the possibility of rampant piracy of their intellectual property rights, because unlike videocassette recorders -- which use an analog format -- DVD recording machines use a digital format that reproduces high-definition images.
It's compatible with all of the approved Advanced Television Standards Committee digital broadcast formats, plus the existing NTSC analog format.
High Definition (HD) video is driving tremendous growth in the video surveillance industry but was not available in an industry standard analog format until recently.
This means that 92% of the world's data is now born digital while just 8% is created in analog format.
The large readout is capable of displaying information in a digital or analog format.
Starting in the year 2000, the satellite will carry public broadcaster NHK's first two digital channels as well as the private Wowow channel, all of which are presently broadcast in analog format.
The DTV converter box changes over-the-air broadcast signals to a readable analog format for TVs that rely solely on over-the-air broadcasts for content as opposed to receiving programming through a cable or satellite subscription.
The first will carry C-SPAN in the legacy analog format to ensure reception by all existing affiliates.
They can also mix clips from VHS tapes with digital content to create videos that can be output to either the analog format (S-VHS tape) or the digital format (CD/DVD).
In its most glorious iteration, the 1080i format, HDTV will bring extraordinarily sharp pictures to homes across the country, far better than even the best television screens showing in the long-used NTSC analog format.
The Insignia Converter Box changes over-the-air broadcast signals to a readable analog format for TVs that rely solely on over-the-air broadcasts for content as opposed to receiving programming through a cable or satellite subscription.
Special equipment is required to view the digital broadcast, but the event is also available in analog format.
This process gives QRS the ability to store, and wirelessly transmit, MIDI performance data in an analog format from a controller (CD, video, cassette, DVD, DAT or Minidisc) to the receiver on the piano.
The CP 7600G is a professional grade MID, capable of decoding up to six MPEG-2 digital video services to either NTSC or PAL analog format in a compact, one rack unit (RU) tall chassis.