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Module 1: Digital Lifestyles

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Web Video Technologies Video 2
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* [Show Transcript] DOWNLOADING VIDEO

You can also download video files, such as video clips or video
presentations, from the Internet. In this case, a copy of the video file is
downloaded on your computer.

Sometimes, when you are downloading a file, you can play the file after a
major portion of the file is downloaded, but usually you need to wait until
the entire file is saved on your computer. GLOSSARY

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A

Add-in

A component that provides added functions by allowing the Web browser to
access and execute files that are included in Web pages.
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C

Camcorder

A digital video camera used to record video.

Compact disc (CD)

A storage device used to store data in a digital format.
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D

Digital camera

A camera that stores images digitally on a memory device, such as a flash
memory card or a mini hard disk.

Digital versatile disc (DVD)

A storage device used to store data in a digital format.
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E

Electronic mail (e-mail)

The exchange of text messages and computer files over the Internet.
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H

Home office

An arrangement that allows people to work from home.
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I

Internet

A worldwide collection of public networks that are linked to each other
for information exchange.

Intranet

A special type of network used to communicate and share information within
an organization.
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M

Mobile phone

A wireless device that has the capabilities of a traditional wired phone
and allows you to make a call from almost any location.

MPEG Audio Layer 3 (MP3)

A format developed by Motion Picture Expert Group to allow compression of
audio and video for digital distribution.
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N

Network

A group of computers and associated devices that are connected to share
resources and exchange information.
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P

Personal digital assistant (PDA)

A handheld computer that is used as a personal organizer. A traditional
PDA includes features such as an address book, task list, and a calculator.


Pixels

Refers to small units that make up a picture. The higher the number of
pixels, the better the quality of the picture.
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R

Regional work centre

A remote office that is connected to the company