This little acronym has been around for a long time, which means you've probably seen it a lot, even if you didn't know exactly what it meant. It stands for "moving pictures experts group," which, in turn, stands for a group that has created a series of standards to be used when compressing digital video for use with digital TV, PVRs, DVDs, and more. You will most commonly see this little file name at the end of video files that you offer, transmit, or even just open.
As you can see, there are a lot of words and terms that get tossed around in the IPTV world, maybe even more than you thought or had heard of. In fact, the words presented here in our glossary are just a small sampling. This means that knowing all of the IPTV words and terms in existence is pretty much impossible. No matter how much you "study up" or educate yourself on the IPTV world, the fact remains that there will probably still be some things that you don't know. Fortunately, most people are more than glad to share their information with you if you just ask.
Use this guide, ask lots of questions, and just be around IPTV as much as you possibly can. Eventually, you will find that your knowledge increases and that everything starts to come together. Hopefully, this guide has been a great help to you in terms of many of the more commonly used terms and phrases, but remember, you never have to stop learning, nor should you.
Plus, when you consider the fact that IPTV technology is constantly growing, changing, and expanding, you'll realize that you HAVE to keep learning because new technologies with new names pop up all the time. If you stop learning, you will quickly fall behind, so just realize that committing yourself to being involved in the IPTV industry is the same thing as committing yourself to being a lifelong learner, and, really, when you think about it, that's a pretty wonderful thing to be, and IPTV
is a pretty wonderful industry to be involved in!