Search Keyword By: A
Application and Service Capabilities
Access Border Gateway Function..
Assisted Global Navigation Satellite System
Assisted Global Positioning System
A standard compression algorithm, used in digital communications systems of the European digital hierarchy, to optimize, i.e., modify, the dynamic range of an analog signal for digitizing. Note: The wide dynamic range of speech does not lend itself well to efficient linear digital encoding. A-law encoding effectively reduces the dynamic range of the signal, thereby increasing the coding efficiency and resulting in a signal-to-distortion ratio that is superior to that obtained by linear encoding for a given number of bits.
1. Audio and Video; 2. Audio/Video