(pronounced nigh-camm) Acronym for Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex.
Digital sound transmission standard which enables stereo and bilingual transmissions.
Developed by the BBC in the 1990s, NICAM is a TV sound encoding system. It enables the transmission of programmes in stereo and at 14-bit the sound quality is almost as good as CD. NICAM also allows for simultaneous multi-language broadcasts. To receive a broadcast with NICAM sound, your TV and/or VCR must be equipped with a NICAM decoder. And if you really want to know, it stands for Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex.
CD-quality digital stereo television sound transmitted alongside the picture.
CD-quality digital stereo television sound which is transmitted along-side the picture
CD quality broadcasting system for TV sound.
Near-Instantaneously Companded Audio Multiplex; a standard for digital audio on TV, adopted by several countries. Uses data reduction and is transmitted as a QPSK signal in the video signal.
NICAM is the acronym for Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex. This simply means that the sound that you hear is broadcast in digital stereo.
(Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex) Digital stereo sound.
Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex - Method of transmitting stereo TV sound. Used in the UK, Scandinavia, Italy, Hong Kong and Singapore. Lefty and right channels are converted to a digital signal and transmitted at a rate of 728Kb/sec upon a subcarrier spaced 6.552Mhz from the vision carrier.
Stands for Near Instantaneous Companding Audio Multiplex. Is the digital stereo audio system used for terrestrial analogue broadcasting in the UK (but not satellite).
NICAM or Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex, is a digital form of stereo broadcast. This audio signal is transmitted simultaneously with television pictures to give high quality stereo sound directly from your TV set.
CD quality stereo sound broadcast alongside analogue TV broadcasts.
Sound broadcasting system capable of delivering CD-quality digital stereo sound or mono sound, and of carrying a Dolby Surround soundtrack
NICAM (known also as NICAM 728, after the 728 kbit/s bitstream it is sent over), Near Instantaneous Companded Audio Multiplex, is a format for digital sound on analogue television transmissions. Audio is encoded using 14 bit pulse-code modulation at a sampling rate of 32 k Hz. It has been standardized as ETS EN 300 163http://www.etsi.org/ ETSI ETS EN 300 163, (previously: http://www.ebu.ch EBU T 3266 ).