NICAM

Definitions

Electronics

  • Acronym for near-instantaneously companded audio multiplex. A standard for the digital encoding of TV audio, which produces sound equivalent to a CD. Used in some European countries.
  • acronym fornear-instantaneous companded audio multiplex
  • acronym fornear-instantaneously companded audio multiplex

Media Studies

  • noun a system in which digital quality audio can be transmitted through an analogue signal and decoded by compatible viewing equipment.
  • acronym forNear Instantaneous Amplitude Companding And Modulation
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