Saturday, August 2, 2014

List of Abbreviations

ACC Advanced Audio Coding
ADSL2+ Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line 2+
API Application Programming Interface
ASIC Application Specific Integrated Circuit
ATM Asynchronous Transfer Mode
CA Certificate Authority
CATV Community Antenna Television
CO Central Office
CPU Central Processing Unit
DTH Direct to Home
DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory
DNS Domain Name System

DSL Digital Subscriber Loop/ Digital Subscriber Line
DSLAM Digital Subscriber Line Access Multiplexers
DVDs Digital Video Discs
DVR Digital Video Recorder
EOD Everything on Demand
EEPROM Electrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EPG Electronic Program Guide
FVOD Free Video on Demand
GB Gigabytes
HD High Definition
HDMI High Definition Multimedia Interface
HEN Home Entertainment Network
HMN Home Media Networking
HTML Hyper Text Markup Language
HTTP Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
IB In-band
IOS International Organization of Standardization
IP Internet Protocol
IPTV Internet Protocol Television
ISP Internet Service Providers
LEO Local End Office
MAK Media Access Key
MHEG Multimedia and Hypermedia Experts Group
MHP Multimedia Home Platform
MP3 Moving Picture Experts Group Audio Layer 3
MPEG-4 Moving Pictures Expert Group
MHz Megahertz
NPVRs Network Personal Video Recorders
NVOD Near Video on Demand
OOB Out Of Band
OS Operating System
PC Personal Computer
PCI Peripheral Component Interconnect
PID Packet Identification
PPV Pay per View
PVRs Personal Video Recorders
QoS Quality of Service
RAM Random Access Memory
ROM Read Only Memory
RTOS Real-time Operation System
RT Remote Terminal
RTP Real-time Transport Protocol
SD Standard Definition
SET Secure Electronic Transactions
SHE Super Head End
SIMMs Single Inline Memory Modules
SONET Synchronous Optical Network
SRAM Static Random Access Memory
SSL Security Socket Layer
STB Set-top Box
SVOD Subscription Video on Demand
TCP Transmission Control Protocol
UBS Unbundled Bit-stream Service
UDP User Datagram Protocol
USB Universal Series Bus
VC1 Video Code 1
VoD Video on Demand
VoIP Voice over Internet Protocol
VOS Video Service Office
VSO Video Serving Office
WiMax Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access
WWW World Wide Web