TITLE

Active format descriptor

AUTHOR(S)
Gargano, Anthony R.
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Broadcast Engineering;Sep2008, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p124
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the significance of active format descriptor (AFD) standardized codes. As stated by most consumer manufacturers of set-top boxes and receivers, AFD is also an effective tool for broadcasters. AFD communicates to appropriately enabled set-top boxes and receivers and lets them recognize how to display the attached content. Moreover, AFD offers signaling controls for active picture information.
ACCESSION #
34622891

 

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