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* Asymmetrical Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
* Algorithm
* Analog
* Annotation
* Application Sharing
* Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Line (ADSL)
* Audio
* Bandwidth
* Beam splitter
* Bit
* Bit depth
* Bits per second (BPS)
* bps
* BRI
* Bridge
* Broadband
* Bursty data
* Byte
* Camera control
* Care Coordination General Telehealth (CCGT)
* Care Coordination Home Telehealth (CCHT)
* Care Coordination Store and Forward Telehealth (CCSF)
* CCD
* CCGT
* CCHT
* CCITT
* CCSF
* Charge coupled device (CCD)
* Chip
* Chrominance
* Common Intermediate Format (CIF)
* Ciné loop
* C-mount
* Coder-Decoder (CODEC)
* Component video
* Compression ratio
* Continuous Presence
* CSU/DSU
* Dave Newman, RN
* Desktop Video Conferencing (DVC)
* Digital
* Digital camera
* Document camera
* Downspeeding
* DS3
* DSU
* Duplex audio
* Echo cancellation
* Encryption
* Endpoint
* Ethernet
* Ethernet Switch
* Facility Telehealth Coordinator
* Facility Telehealth Technician
* FCIF
* FDA 510K approval
* Firewall
* fps
* Frame grabber
* Frame rate
* Frame relay
* Frames per second (FPS)
* Freeze frame
* Frequency response
* Full motion video
* Full-duplex
* Full-motion
* Gatekeeper
* Gateway
* Ghosting
* Graphic equalizer
* Graphics stand
* Graphical user interface (GUI)
* Gray scale
* GUI
* H.26, H.256, H.261, H.320, H.323, H.324, H.263, H.242…
* HDTV
* Health Buddy
* High pass filter
* HIS
* HL7
* Home page
* Hot link
* HTML
* Hub
* Hypertext link
* IATV
* IEC(IXC)
* Image capture
* Image management
* IMUX
* INMARSAT
* Integrator
* Interexchange carrier
* Interface
* Intranet
* Internet Protocol (IP)
* Integrated Services Digital Network (ISDN)
* ISO
* Internet Service Provider (ISP)
* ITU-T Standards
* ITV
* JPEG
* KB
* Kilobits per second (Kbps)
* LAN
* Laser digitizer
* LATA
* Lavaliere
* Leased 56
* LEC
* Leveling
* Local Area Network (LAN)
* Lossless compression
* Lossy compression
* Low pass filter
* Luminance
* Lux
* MAN
* MB
* Megabits per second (Mbps)
* MCU
* Mic level inputs
* Microphone audio overlays playing tape audio
* Microsoakable camera
* Mini-PACS
* Mixer
* Mobile Telehealth Clinic Coordinator
* Mobile Telehealth Clinic Health Technician
* Mobile Telehealth Clinic RN (Registered Nurse)
* Modem
* Modem access for remote diagnostic support
* MPEG
* Multiplexer
* Multipoint control unit
* Multipoint Videoconference
* Network
* Network interface
* National Television Standards Committee (NTSC)
* OC3
* Ocular tube adapter
* OEM
* Packet
* Packet Switching
* PACS
* Paging
* Phases Alternate Line (PAL)
* Pan
* PBX
* PC
* Peripheral devices
* Picture in picture (PIP)
* Pixel
* Pixelated
* Plain Old Telephone Service (POTS)
* Point to Point Conference
* Presets
* PRI
* Primary user interface device
* Printer interface
* Protocol
* PSTN
* PTZ
* Pan-Tilt-Zoom (PTZ)
* Px64
* QCIF
* Quality of Service (QoS)
* RAID
* Raster
* RBOC
* Real Time
* Resolution
* Red, green, blue (RBG)
* RIS
* RJ-11 jack
* Rocky Mountain Telehealth Training Center
* Rollabout unit
* Room unit
* Router
* S&F
* Scan line raster
* SECAM
* Session Initiation Protocol (SIP)
* Slow-scan
* Spooling
* Standards
* Store-and-forward (SAF)
* Stored image management
* S-video
* Switch
* Switched 56
* Switched line or network
* Synchronization
* Synchronous Communication
* T.120
* T-1
* T1
* Tandberg 1700
* Tandberg 500 MXP
* Tandberg 550 MXP
* Tandberg 770/880/990 MXP
* Tandberg 770/880/990 MXP
* Tariff
* Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
* TELCO
* Telecommunications
* Teleconferencing/Videoconferencing
* Telehealth
* Telehealth Technical Service Lead
* TelehealthTimes
* Telemedicine
* Telepresenter (Patient Presenter)
* Teleradiology
* Teleretinal Imaging (TRI)
* Thumbnails
* Tiling
* Tilt
* Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP)
* Transmission rate
* TSS
* Twisted pair
* Universal C-mount
* Unsharp Mask
* URL
* VAR
* Veterans Administration (VA)
* VCR record source control
* VCR Simultaneous
* Video format
* Video on Demand (VOD)
* Video output
* Video Phone
* Videophone
* VoD
* Voice Activated Switching (VAS)
* Voice Over IP (VOIP)
* Virtual Private Networking (VPN)
* Wide Area Network (WAN)
* Wavelets
* Webcam
* White Boarding
* Water Boarding
* Whiteboard
* Windowing
* WTF
* VA
* Zoom