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HAD

Hole Accumulated Diode.

HANC

Horizontal Ancillary Data. Acronym for ancillary data packets carried in the horizontal blanking intervals of a digital television signal. May also refer to the data space located in the horizontal blanking interval where these packets are carried. Ancillary data packets contain metadata associated with the video or audio of a television bitstream.

HD-D5

A Panasonic HDTV component digital video recording format that uses data conforming to the ITU-R709 standard. Records on 1/2" magnetic tape

HDCAM

A Sony HDTV component digital video recording format that uses data conforming to the ITU-R709 standard. Records on 1/2" magnetic tape

HDSDI

High Definition Serial Digital Interface. A bit-serial digital interface for HDTV component signals operating at data rates of 1.485 Gb/s and 1.485/1.001 Gb/s. The HDSDI interface is standardized in SMPTE 292M and can be carried over coaxial and fiber optic cables

HDW

Model number prefix for Sony HDCAM equipment

Head

Devices for the recording and retrieval of magnetic information. VTR's can employ several kinds of head; rotating video heads an audio head, a control head and an erase head.

Helical Scan

This system used in video recorders and DAT recorders wraps the tape around a rotating drum so that the pattern recorded on the tape is a series of long, parallel and diagonally-slanted tracks

High Band

Recording in which the luminance FM deviation is from 4.8 to 6.4 Mhz and the colour under frequency is 924 Khz.

High-definition television (HDTV)

High-definition video formats that have 16:9 aspect ratio

Horizontal

The number of horizontal lines which are used to make up one full frame (two fields) of a video picture. The greater the number of lines the better defined the picture.

Hue

Attribute of a visual sensation according to which an area appears to be similar to one of the perceived colors, red, yellow, green, and blue, or to a combination of two of them

HVR

Model number prefix for Sony professional grade HDV equipment

Hyper HAD

HAD sensor with a layer of micro condensing lenses over each pixel.

Hypertext markup language (HTML)

Standard text format used for Internet documents.

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