(written as CODEC)a device which encodes a signal being sent or decodes a signal received, used in many advanced PABX systems.
- noun a device that compresses and decompresses the audio and video signals used in videoconferencing and that can be located either in the users’ software or their hardware
- acronym forcoder/decoder
(written as CODEC)
- abbreviation forcoder-decoder
- abbreviation forcompressor-decompressor
- Hardware and/or software which compresses and decompresses information such as audio or video signals. Its acronym is codec.