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Adaptive Transform Acoustic Coding (ATRAC) is a family of proprietary audio compression algorithms developed by Sony.
Adobe Flash (formerly called Macromedia Flash and Shockwave Flash) is a multimedia and software platform used for creating vector graphics, animation, browser games, rich Internet applications, desktop applications, mobile applications and mobile games.
Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is an audio coding standard for lossy digital audio compression.
Audio Video Interleaved (also Audio Video Interleave), known by its initials AVI, is a multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft in November 1992 as part of its Video for Windows software.
AVCHD (Advanced Video Coding High Definition) is a file-based format for the digital recording and playback of high-definition video.
Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD, BRD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.
Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances (using short-wavelength UHF radio waves in the ISM band from 2.4 to 2.485 GHz) from fixed and mobile devices, and building personal area networks (PANs).
The BMP file format, also known as bitmap image file or device independent bitmap (DIB) file format or simply a bitmap, is a raster graphics image file format used to store bitmap digital images, independently of the display device (such as a graphics adapter), especially on Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems.
Cg (short for C for Graphics) is a high-level shading language developed by Nvidia in close collaboration with Microsoft for programming vertex and pixel shaders.
Closed captioning (CC) and subtitling are both processes of displaying text on a television, video screen, or other visual display to provide additional or interpretive information.
Compact Disc Digital Audio (CDDA or CD-DA) is the standard format for audio compact discs.
DivX is a brand of video codec products developed by DivX, LLC.
The DualShock (trademarked as DUAL SHOCK) is a line of vibration-feedback gamepads by Sony for PlayStation consoles and devices.
DVD-Video is a consumer video format used to store digital video on DVD discs, and is currently the dominant consumer video format in Asia, North America, Europe, and Australia.
In electronic systems and computing, firmware is a type of software that provides control, monitoring and data manipulation of engineered products and systems.
In software engineering, a project fork happens when developers take a copy of source code from one software package and start independent development on it, creating a distinct and separate piece of software.
FreeBSD is a free Unix-like operating system descended from Research Unix via the Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD).
George Francis Hotz (born October 2, 1989), alias geohot, is an American hacker known for unlocking the iPhone, allowing the phone to be used with other wireless carriers, contrary to AT&T's and Apple's intentions.
The Graphics Interchange Format (better known by its acronym GIF or) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability.
In computer science, a graphical user interface or GUI, pronounced ("gooey") is a type of interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, as opposed to text-based interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.
H.264 or MPEG-4 Part 10, Advanced Video Coding (MPEG-4 AVC) is a video coding format that is currently one of the most commonly used formats for the recording, compression, and distribution of video content.
HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
In the history of video games, the seventh generation includes consoles released since late by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment.
is a markup language used for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web.
An image (from imago) is an artifact that depicts or records visual perception, for example a two-dimensional picture, that has a similar appearance to some subject—usually a physical object or a person, thus providing a depiction of it.
JPEG is a commonly used method of lossy compression for digital images, particularly for those images produced by digital photography.
3D graphics have become so popular, particularly in video games, that specialized APIs (application programming interfaces) have been created to ease the processes in all stages of computer graphics generation.
Sony's LocationFree is the marketing name for a group of products and technologies for timeshifting and placeshifting streaming video.
Developed by Sony Network Entertainment, Media Go is a free multimedia management application that runs on Microsoft Windows.
In multimedia, Motion JPEG (M-JPEG or MJPEG) is a video compression format in which each video frame or interlaced field of a digital video sequence is compressed separately as a JPEG image.
MPEG-1 or MPEG-2 Audio Layer III, more commonly referred to as MP3, is an audio coding format for digital audio which uses a form of lossy data compression.
MP3 Surround is an extension of MP3 for multi-channel audio support including 5.1 surround sound.
MPEG-1 is a standard for lossy compression of video and audio.
MPEG-2 (aka H.222/H.262 as defined by the ITU) is a standard for "the generic coding of moving pictures and associated audio information".
MPEG-4 Part 14 or MP4 is a digital multimedia format most commonly used to store video and audio, but can also be used to store other data such as subtitles and still images.
MPEG-4 Part 2, MPEG-4 Visual (formally ISO/IEC 14496-2) is a video compression format developed by MPEG.
MPEG-4 Part 3 or MPEG-4 Audio (formally ISO/IEC 14496-3) is the third part of the ISO/IEC MPEG-4 international standard developed by Moving Picture Experts Group.
Music is an art form whose medium is sound and silence.
Music Unlimited, formerly Music Unlimited powered by Qriocity (pronounced as "curiosity"), was an on-demand music streaming service provided by Sony, and powered by Omnifone.
NetBSD is an open-source, Unix-like operating system that descends from Berkeley Software Distribution (BSD), a Research Unix derivative developed at the University of California, Berkeley.
The is a dual-screen handheld game console released by Nintendo.
OpenGL for Embedded Systems (OpenGL ES or GLES) is a subset of the OpenGL computer graphics rendering application programming interface (API) for rendering 2D and 3D computer graphics such as those used by video games, typically hardware-accelerated using a graphics processing unit (GPU).
An operating system (OS) is system software that manages computer hardware and software resources and provides common services for computer programs.
OtherOS was a feature available in early versions of the PlayStation 3 video game console that allowed other operating systems, such as Linux or FreeBSD, to be installed on the system.
The PlayStation 2 (PS2), is a home video game console that was manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 4 (officially abbreviated as PS4) is a home video game console from Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation 4 system software is the updatable firmware and operating system of the PlayStation 4.
PlayStation Network, officially abbreviated PSN, is an entertainment service provided by Sony Computer Entertainment for use with the PlayStation family of video game consoles, Sony tablets, smartphones, Blu-ray players and HDTVs.
The PlayStation Portable (officially abbreviated as PSP) is a handheld game console developed by Sony.
PlayStation Portable System Software is the official firmware for the PlayStation Portable.
The PlayStation Vita (officially abbreviated PS Vita) is a handheld game console manufactured and marketed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
The PlayStation Vita system software is the official, updatable firmware and operating system for the PlayStation Vita and PlayStation TV (known in Asia as PlayStation Vita TV).
Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is a raster graphics file format that supports lossless data compression.
Proprietary software, non-free software (in the sense of missing freedoms), or closed-source software is software, where the developers or distributors reserve all freedoms and rights.
PSGL is a rendering API available additionally to GCM and OpenGL for Sony's PlayStation 3.
Remote Play is a feature of Sony video game consoles that allows the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4 to transmit its video and audio output to a PlayStation Portable or PlayStation Vita.
A screenshot, screen capture (or screen-cap), screen dump or screengrab is an image taken by a user to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or other visual output device in use.
In the field of inventory management, a stock keeping unit or SKU (or or) is a distinct type of item for sale, such as a product or service, and all attributes associated with the item type that distinguish it from other item types.
Super Audio CD (SACD) is a read-only optical disc for audio storage, introduced in 1999.
TIFF is a computer file format for storing raster graphics images, popular among graphic artists, the publishing industry, and both amateur and professional photographers in general.
TCP/IP stack fingerprinting is the passive collection of configuration attributes from a remote device during standard layer 4 network communications.
A Unix-like (sometimes referred to as UN*X or *nix) operating system is one that behaves in a manner similar to a Unix system, while not necessarily conforming to or being certified to any version of the Single UNIX Specification.
USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between computers and electronic devices.
SMPTE 421M, informally known as VC-1, is a video coding format.
Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying, playback, broadcasting, and display of moving visual media.
VOB (Video Object) is the container format in DVD-Video media.
Waveform Audio File Format (WAVE, or more commonly known as WAV due to its filename extension) (rarely, Audio for Windows) is a Microsoft and IBM audio file format standard for storing an audio bitstream on PCs.
A web browser (commonly referred to as a browser) is a software application for retrieving, presenting, and traversing information resources on the World Wide Web.
The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.
Windows Media Audio (WMA) is an audio data compression technology developed by Microsoft.
Windows Media Video (WMV) is a file type which can contain video in one of several video compression formats developed by Microsoft.
The Xbox 360 system software or the Xbox 360 Dashboard is the updateable software and operating system for the Xbox 360.
The XrossMediaBar (pronounced cross-media bar and officially abbreviated as XMB) is a graphical user interface developed by Sony Computer Entertainment.
Xvid (formerly "XviD") is a video codec library following the MPEG-4 video coding standard, specifically MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile (ASP).
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