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High Definition Video

High Definition Video: Video captured or delivered in higher resolutions than standard definition video (720 by 480). Resolutions include 1280×720 pixels (720p), 1920×1280 pixels (1080i/1080p). High Definition video can be delivered captured or delivered in both file-based (tapeless) or a tape-based system and, due to wide adoption, has become the standard for capturing digital video. Because of the higher resolutions, file sizes for HD video are significantly greater than standard definition video. [ Video Glossary ]

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