Last Updated on January 13, 2019
What does AVCHD mean?
AVCHD means Advanced Video Coding High Definition. It is a video file format that is designed to be use in camcorders. It is used for the digital recording as well as playback of high-definition video. The format was introduced in 2006, and was jointly developed by Sony and Panasonic.
What does AVI stand for?
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave. It is a multimedia container format that was introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of their Video for Windows multimedia framework, which allowed users of Microsoft to play and encode digital video.
What does EFP mean?
EFP means electronic field production. It is a term used in the television industry when referring to video production that takes place in the field. These are productions that are taped outside of a normal television studio, whether it be a certain location or in a particular venue. Some of the most common situations where EFP is applied are award shoes, concerts, interviews, political conventions, and sports events. Cameras made for this type of production can be carried on the shoulder or mounted on camera pedestals and cranes.
What does ENG stand for?
ENG stands for Electronic News Gathering. The term applies to cameras that were originally designed to be used by news camera operators. However, these types of cameras are being widely used for other video productions as well, which include shooting dramas and documentaries and filming music and corporate video training.
What is LAC?
LAC means live action camera.
What does MOV mean?
MOV is the file format that is native to the QuickTime framework. It is also the file name extension (.mov) given to the QuickTime multimedia format. It was developed by Apple, and can contain different types of data such as audio, effects, text, and video.
What does MPEG-2 stand for?
MPEG is an acronym for Moving Picture Experts Group, which is a committee that was formed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to establish a standard for the coded representation of moving pictures and associated audio on digital storage media. It is used in high-definition cameras, and the format is easily burned into DVDs. It is also supported on most media players.
What does MPEG-4 stand for?
Just like MPEG-2, MPEG-4 was developed by the Moving Pictures Experts Group and was introduced in 1998. The format is used by a lot of pocket camcorders and several high-end HD camcorders. It is a format that supports both standard and high-definition video recording.
What does HDV stand for?
HDV stands for high-definition video. It is a video file format that is used to record high-definition video onto a DV cassette tape. The format was originally developed by JVC, and it was supported by Canon, Sharp, and Sony. It was conceived as a cost-effective high-definition format for digital camcorders.
What is DV?
DV is a format that is used to store digital video. The format was launched in 1995 through the joint effort of leading producers of video camera recorders. DV works by using lossy compression for recording video and using uncompressed for storing audio.
What is DVCAM?
DVCAM is the DV variation that was developed by Sony in 1996. It is aimed for the semi-professional and lower-end professional market. Although it uses the same kind of tape and compression as the DV format, it is almost 50% faster.
What is DVCPRO?
DVCPRO is a variation of DV developed by Panasonic. It was introduced in 1995 for use in electronic news gathering equipment. It is also known as DVCPRO25.
What is DVCPRO50?
DVCPRO50 is a DV variation that was introduced by Panasonic in 1997 for high-value electronic news gathering and digital cinema. Basically, it’s an enhanced version of DVCPRO, and is backwards compatible with the format as well.