Digital video

Dec 1st, 1995

Digital video

Philips Digital Videocommunication Systems, Knoxville, TN, and Compression Labs Inc., in San Jose, CA, have begun volume production and shipment of interactive Motion Picture Experts Group-2, or MPEG-2, digital set-top decoders for commercial switched digital fiber-optic networks. These set-top units can receive, decode and allow home or business users to control video entertainment services on television sets through a remote control device. The units are capable of receiving television signals and can also be used for homeshopping, electronic banking and interactive video games. The Philips/CLI terminals comply with MPEG-2 international standards for digital video compression and transport and with the MPEG-specified Musicam audio system.

More in Home