NTSC (National Television Standards Committee) is the name of the video standard used in North America, most of Central and South America, and Japan. The frame rate is 30 frames per second (fps) or 60 fields per second, with each field accounting for half the interleaved scan lines on a television screen.
National Television Standard Committee. (1) A committee that sets the standard for color television broadcasting and video in the United States (also currently in use in Japan). (2) The standard set by the NTSC.
See National Television Standard Committee.
Short for National Television Systems Committee. The group is responsible for setting television and video standards in the U.S., Canada, Japan, Central America, half of the Caribbean & half of South America. In Europe and the rest of the world, the dominant television standards are PAL and SECAM.