Tech Terms: What Every Telecommunications and Digital Media Person Should Know
An avalanche of acronyms, terms-of-art, buzz words, and short-hand phraseology confronts today's busy communications professionals. Now in its 3rd edition, Tech Terms is an invaluable learning tool to help grasp key aspects of the television and video, PC hardware and software markets, multimedia authoring tools, and the exploding wireless Internet and mobile telecomputing worlds. With more than 1000 terms described in four sentences or less, Tech Terms is perfect the perfect desk reference.
•More than geek-speak, it covers all the bases-- the BIG picture--not just terms or phrases from a single industry or discipline
•Concise and clear definitions for everything from Internet browsers and IP Webcasting to MP3, satellite direct-to-home (DTH), LCD and Plasma Flat Panel Displays and DTV/HDTV
•Fully revised 3rd edition includes more than 350 new terms and 300 updates!
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