Terms and Abbreviations: C

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C

center speaker

CA

conditional access

CABAC

context-based adaptive binary arithmetic coding

CAN bus

Controller Area Network, a serial bus standard

CAP

Common Alerting Protocol

CAPEX

capital expenditure

CARS

cable TV relay service

CAS

conditional-access systems

Cat 5

Category 5 cable

Cat 5e

Category 5 enhanced cable

Cat 6

Category 6 cable

CATV

community antenna television

CAVLC

context-adaptive variable-length coding

CBA

Community Broadcasters Association

CBR

constant bit rate

CBTE

Certified Broadcast Television Engineer

CCD

charge-coupled device

CCIR

Consultative Committee on International Radio or International Radio Consultative Committee (Comité consultatif international pour la radio)
note now part of the ITU

CCM

constant coding and modulation

CCTV

1) closed-circuit television
2) China Central Television, Chinese state broadcaster

CCU

camera control unit

cd/m2

candelas per square meter

CDMA

code division multiple access

CDN

content delivery network
variant content distribution network

CDS

correlated double sampling

CE

consumer electronics

CEA

Consumer Electronics Association

CER central equipment room

CES

Consumer Electronics Show

CF CompactFlash

CG

character generator

CGMS-A

Copy Generation Management System for Analog

CI Common Interface CIDR Classless Inter-Domain Routing

CIF

1) common intermediate format
2) common image format

CIFS

Common Internet File System (protocol)

CLEC

Competitive Local Exchange Carrier

CM

complete main (audio service)

CMOS

complementary metal oxide semiconductor

CMRS

commercial mobile radio service

CMTS

Cable Modem Termination System
note a Cisco technology

C/N,CNR carrier-to-noise ratio

CO

central office

codec

coder/decoder or compression/decompression algorithm

COFDM

coded orthogonal frequency-division multiplexing

COTS

commercial off-the-shelf

CP

construction permit

CPE

customer premises equipment

CRC

cyclic redundancy check

CRCC

cyclic redundancy check character

CRID content reference ID

CRM

centralized resource management

CSM

content storage management

CSS

cascading style sheets

CSS

Content Scrambling System

CSTE

1) Certified Senior Television Engineer (credentials)
2) Certified Software Test Engineer (credentials)

CTAM

Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing

CVBS 1) composite video blanking and sync
2) color, video, blank and sync
3) composite video baseband signal
4) composite video with burst and sync

CW

continuous wave

CWDM

coarse wavelength division multiplexing

CXFS

Clustered XFS
note designed by SGI to be used with SANs