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Synonyms for compression

Synonyms for compression

a compressing of something

Synonyms for compression

an increase in the density of something

the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together

encoding information while reducing the bandwidth or bits required

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Digital compression of the larynx can be assessed as a very successful method according to the results of the studies hereby presented.
In software, there are four important changes: (1) digital compression; (2) intelligent agents; (3) better navigation tools; and (4) user configurable software.
When the OTA took on the subject of infertility, its description of the woman's perspective began, "Lately you cry at the drop of a hat." In a recent report on the information superhighway, the OTA's authors went beyond such dry topics as digital compression and fiber optics--though it covered them, too--to explain how high-speed data networks might connect people to their government.
In a telephone interview from his Nottingham office, Hartley said the company also is working to develop ways that ensure the FBI ID - and image quality - survives digital compression.
The contract provided only for fiber-optic video telecommunications with rates of digital compression that were unsatisfactory for education use.
A technical and market leader in digital compression is Compression Laboratories, Inc., whose chief scientist, Wen Chen, Ph.D., is the father of full-motion digital video.
Sculley asked the group to urge the FCC to examine the possibilities of offering multimedia video and text products through digital compression.
Hughes has contracted with Thomson Consumer Electronics, Indianapolis, to provide the digital compression elements, the 18-in.
A technology called digital compression will allow cable TV subscribers to do just that--and much more--as early as the end of 1993.
The aim is to harness open, internationally recognised standards to develop cinema quality digital compression methods, promote means for projecting works and encryption technique.
The North's Enterprise Minister Sir Reg Empey said that it was the biggest contract ever won by APT and would strengthen the company's position as a global leader in digital compression technology.
The most popular digital compression format for movies online is DivX, which Frank called "the MP3 of movies."
When used with digital compression or analog feeds, these features offer the ability to provide almost any required uplink service that the end user might request.
The company previously reported here it would expand its channel offerings through existing digital compression technology, and intends to add yet another half-dozen channels next year via an expander module.
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