Alan Freedman -- The Computer Language Company - Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
Longest-Running Tech Reference on the Planet

A CDE Definition

You'll love The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia (CDE) for Tech Term of the Day (TTOD)

LOOK UP ANOTHER TERM


Y (B-Y) (R-Y)

The formula used to convert RGB into the various signals used for TV/video. This designation is also found on video equipment to represent analog component video inputs and outputs, although they are also designated as Y, Pb and Pr (YPbPr). The Y represents the luma (brightness), and B-Y and R-Y represent color difference signals. For TV/video storage and transmission, RGB signals are converted to either YUV (NTSC/PAL composite video), YPbPr (component analog) or YCbCr (component digital). See YPbPr, YCbCr, YUV and YUV/RGB conversion formulas.



Personal Use Only

Before/After Your Search Term
BeforeAfter
xvYCCY-axis
XWindowsY/C video
xy matrixY/Cb/Cr
xy monitorY/Cr/Cb
xy plotterY/Pb/Pr
XyWriteY/Pr/Pb
XyWrite for WindowsY U V
XYZ matrixY, (R-Y), (B-Y)
XYZZYY, B-Y, R-Y
YY, Cb, Cr

Terms By Topic
Click any of the following categories for a list of fundamental terms.
Computer Words You Gotta KnowSystem design
Job categoriesUnix/Linux
Interesting stuffPersonal computers
InternetIndustrial Automation/Process Control
Communications & networkingAssociations/Standards organizations
HistoryDesktop publishing
Audio/VideoGraphics
MainframesSecurity
ProgrammingHealthcare IT
System design