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Explanation of terms and acronyms related to the media and broadcasting world. Updated every week!

Bandwidth

Bandwidth is well-defined as the volume of data that can be transmitted from one point to another in a fixed amount of time. Usually, the bandwidth is expressed in bytes per second or bits per second(bps) for digital devices. Different bandwidths are required for different applications. For example, standard definition (SD) video (480p) works at 1 megabit per second (Mbps), however, high definition (HD) video (720p) works around 4 Mbps, and HDX (1080p), more than 7 Mbps. Primarily, there are…

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Bitrate

Bitrate describes the rate at which bits are transferred from one point to another. In simple language, it measures how much data is transmitted from one point to another in a given amount of time. Commonly, bitrate is measured in megabits per second (Mbps), kilobits per second (Kbps) or bits per second (bps). Bitrate can describe the quality of an audio or video file. For instance, a video file that is compressed at 4000 Kbps will look much better compared to…

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Blockchain

Blockchain is a digitized, decentralized ledger of Cryptocurrency transactions. Not only, it can be programmed to record financial transactions but virtually everything of value also. It allows market participants to keep track of digital currency transactions without central record keeping.

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Buffering

In video streaming or audio streaming from the Internet, buffering refers to downloading a portion of the data before starting to play the movie or music. Having an advance stream of video frames or audio samples in RAM always avoids interruption if there are temporary delays in transmission while the content is being played. Even there would have a few seconds of delay built in for a live broadcast. For instance, when you try to play a video or audio file…

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BYOD (Bring Your Own Design)

At Muvi, we provide two types of templates for your website. One is standard template (Classic, Traditional, Modern and Physical Only) and the other one is custom template. In custom template, you can design your own template and apply it to your website. (Bring Your Own Design or BYOD). In this process you need to download the template folder from your CMS and upload it again after making the necessary changes to the template files. (For More Information Please Click…

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