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NTSC (National Television System Committee)

NTSC (National Television System Committee): One of two standard analog TV signal used for decades, until HD/Digital took over. Broadcast television stations adopted NTSC in most of North America and parts of South America as well as Japan, South Korea, Taiwan and the Philippines. Video conforming to the NTSC standard could not be played back on systems utilizing the PAL international standard. [ Video Glossary ]

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