codec

Definitions

General Science

  • noun
    (written as CODEC)
    a device which encodes a signal being sent or decodes a signal received, used in many advanced PABX systems.

Commerce

  • 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

Computing

  • acronym forcoder/decoder
    (written as CODEC)

Electronics

  • 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.
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