24 frame per second, progressive segmented frame.

24 frame per second, progressive segmented frame. A 24P system in which each frame
is segmented – recorded as odd lines followed by even lines. Unlike normal television, the odd
and even lines are from the same snapshot in time – exactly as film is shown today on 625/50
TV systems. This way the signal is more compatible (than normal progressive) for use with video
systems, e.g. VTRs, SDTI or HD-SDI connections, mixers/switchers etc., which may also handle
interlaced scans. It can also easily be viewed without the need to process the pictures to
reduce 24-frame flicker.

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Last modified on January 21, 2020, 11:04 pm
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