FAQ Glossary

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1080p 1080p is a set of HDTV high-definition video modes characterized by 1080 horizontal lines of vertical resolution[1] and progressive scan, as opposed to interlaced, as is the case with the 1080i display standard.
720p The number 720 stands for the 720 horizontal scan lines of image display resolution (also known as 720 pixels of vertical resolution), while the letter p stands for progressive scan (i.e. non-interlaced).
960H '960H' is a series of SONY CCD image sensors capable of capturing video images at a resolution of 976hx528v. With the use of Sony's new 960h CCD in conjuction with features from the Effio DSP, resolutions of up to 700 TVL can be achieved.
ACTIVEX ActiveX provides a convenient way to add interactive content to websites. ActiveX is only officially supported by Internet Explorer for Windows. Within a Zmodo webpage, you may be prompted to install it. If this happens, you should accept the download since it is from a trusted source.
AGC Automatic Gain Control - the color decoder that adjust to see a particular level of color from input in order to display the correct color at the output.
AMPERAGE The magnitude of an electric current measured in amperes, esp the rated current of an electrical component or device
AMPLIFICATION An increase in signal power, voltage, or current by an amplifier, expressed as the ratio of output to input. Also called gain.
ANALOG Analog is the opposite of digital. Any technology, such as vinyl records or clocks with hands and faces, that doesn't break everything down into binary code to work is analog.
ANTI CR Anti CR: Anti-color rolling technology helps reduce the flickering and color bleeding that happens sometimes under fluorescent lights.
ATW Auto Tracing White Balance (ATW) - Feature on color cameras whereby the camera constantly monitors the light and adjusts its color to maintain white areas.