Terms and Abbreviations: A

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A

amp, ampere

A/V, AV audio/visual

AAC

Advanced Audio Coding

AACS

Advanced Access Content System

AAF

Advanced Authoring Format

AC

alternating current

AC-3

Dolby's third-generation audio coding algorithm, Dolby Digital

ACAP

Advanced Common Application Platform

ACL

access control list

ACM

adaptive coding and modulation

ACP

analog copy protection

ActiveX

ActiveX Controls
note based on Microsoft's Component Object Model (COM)

ADAT

Alesis Digital Audio Tape

Ad-ID

Advertising Digital Identification

ADSL

asymmetric digital subscriber line

AES

1) Audio Engineering Society
2) Advanced Encryption Standard

AES3, AES/EBU, AES3-1985

The first professional digital audio interfaces standard

AF

auto focus

AFD

active format descriptor

AGC

automatic gain control

AIT

Advanced Intelligent Tape (developed by Sony)

AJAX

Asynchronous JavaScript and XML

AMWA

Advanced Media Workflow Association
formerly the AAF Association

ANC

ancillary data

ANSI

American National Standards Institute

API

application programming interface

APS

active pixel sensor

ARC

aspect ratio conversion

ARP

Address Resolution Protocol

ARPU

average revenue per user

ASA

Acoustical Society of America

ASCII

American Standard Code for Information Exchange

ASF

Advanced Systems Format

ASI

asynchronous serial interface

ASIC

application-specific integrated circuit

ASN.1 Abstract Syntax Notation One

ATA
renamed parallel ATA

advanced technology attachment

ATM

asynchronous transfer mode

ATSC

Advanced Television Systems Committee

ATSC-M/H standard for mobile and handheld services

AUX

auxiliary

AVB audio/visual bridge (bridging)

AVC

Advanced Video Coding

AVCHD

Advanced Video Codec High Definition

AVI

audio/video interleave (file format)

A-VSB advanced VSB

AWG

American wire gauge

AWS

Advanced Wireless Services