Digital Theatre Systems. A surround sound system
for providing 5.1 channels of discrete digital audio
in consumer electronics products and software
content. It is not developed by Dolby Digital.
High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection. This is
a speciﬁcation that provides a secure transmission
of digital contents between different devices (to
prevent unauthorized copyright.)
High-Deﬁnition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is
a high-speed digital interface that can transmit
uncompressed high deﬁnition video and digital
multichannel audio. It delivers high quality picture
and sound quality, completely free from noise.
HDMI is fully backward-compatible with DVI.
As required by the HDMI standard, connecting to
HDMI or DVI products without HDCP (High-
bandwidth Digital Content Protection) will result in
no Video or Audio output.
A very common digital still picture format. A still-
picture data compression system proposed by the
Joint Photographic Expert Group, which features
small decrease in image quality in spite of its high
compression ratio. Files are recognized by their ﬁle
extension '.jpg' or '.jpeg.'
LAN (Local Area Network)
A group of linked devices in a company, school
or home. Indicates the boundaries of a particular
This storage area is used as destination for storing
additional contents from BD-Live enabled BD-Video.
A ﬁle format with a sound data compression
system. MP3 is the abbreviation of Motion Picture
Experts Group 1 (or MPEG-1) Audio Layer 3. With
the MP3 format, one CD-R or CD-RW can contain
about 10 times more data than a regular CD.
Playback Control. A system where you navigate
through a Video CD/Super VCD with on-screen
menus that are recorded onto the disc. You can
enjoy interactive playback and search.
Pulse Code Modulation. A digital audio encoding
A system that allows discs to be played only in the
region designated. This unit only plays discs that
have compatible region codes. You can ﬁnd the
region code of your unit on the product label. Some
discs are compatible with more than one region (or
Windows Media™ Audio. Refers to an audio
compression technology developed by Microsoft
Corporation. WMA data can be encoded with
Windows Media player version 9 or Windows
Media player for Windows XP. Files are recognized
by their ﬁle extension '.wma.'