HDV

Short for High Definition Video, HDV is a video format, commonly used in camcorders, that allows high-definition footage to be recorded onto standard DV tapes. HDV uses Long GOP MPEG2 compression. The HDV format includes both 720p and 1080i specifications. The HDV standard was established by Canon Inc., Sharp Corp., Sony Corp., and the Victor Company of Japan, Ltd.

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Vangie Beal is a freelance business and technology writer covering Internet technologies and online business since the late '90s.

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