COMMON INDUSTRY TERMS & ACRONYMS
AV (Audio Visual)
Audio Visual is electronic media possessing both a sound and a visual component, such as slide-tape presentations, films, television programs, corporate conferencing, church services, and live theater productions.
Audiovisual service providers frequently offer web streaming, video conferencing, and live broadcast services.
Computer-based audiovisual equipment is often used in education, with many schools and universities installing projection equipment and using interactive whiteboard technology.
A light that amplifies the brightness of an LCD or LED screens by illuminating the screen from behind.
DHCP (Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol)
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol is a network server that automatically provides and assigns IP addresses, default gateways, and other network parameters to client devices.
Display Port is a digital display interface developed by a consortium of PC and chip manufacturers and standardized by the Video Electronics Standards Association (VESA). It is primarily used to connect a video source to a display device such as a computer monitor. It can also carry audio, USB, and other forms of data.
Digital TV source, it can be used to search channels automatically or manually in this menu.
Omni Directional is receiving signals from or transmitting in all directions.
OPS (Open Pluggable Specification)
Open Pluggable Specification is a computing module plug-in format available for adding computing capability to flat panel displays.
OS (Operating System)
Operating system is system software that manages computer hardware, software resources, and provides common services for computer programs.
For example: Windows, Mac, Android, IOS, Chromium (Chrome OS), Linux
OSD (On-Screen Display)
On-screen display is a control panel on a computer monitor or television screen that allows you to select viewing options and/or adjust components of the display, such as brightness, contrast, and horizontal and vertical positioning or sound.
To pair means to link the G2 microphone to the G2 amplifier in order to use the microphone.
The technical term for G2 note which allows the user to draw or write easily on the board.
The total number of pixels, (dots), that make up the picture on the television.
RTSP (Real Time Streaming Protocol)
Real Time Streaming Protocol is an application-level network communication system that transfers real-time data from multimedia to an endpoint device by communicating directly with the server streaming the data.
SIP (Session Initiation Protocol)
Session Initiation Protocol is a signaling protocol used for initiating, maintaining, modifying, and terminating real-time communications sessions between Internet Protocol (IP) devices.
A touch-sensitive area on an electronic device. Touch points may be described at 20 or 32 touch points.
The style of the panel, (monitor), is manufactured to recognize touch.
VGA (Video Graphics Array)
Video graphics array, a standard for defining color display screens for computers.
VOIP (Voice over Internet Protocol)
Voice over Internet Protocol is a technology that allows you to make voice calls using a broadband Internet connection instead of a regular POTs (Plain Old Telephone, or analog), telephone line.
VPN (Virtual Private Network)
Virtual private network is a way to encrypt your connection and keeps you hidden while surfing, shopping, and banking online. VPN also allows a worker to directly interact with company network resource while not physically connected to the company network.
The designation for analog component video signals. The three cables (“Y,” “Pb” and “Pr”) provide a higher quality connection than the single-wire composite cable used for video equipment.