Theory – Digital Video Camera

Sensor detects light coming in through the camera lense.
Sensor converts the light into electrical signals.
The electrical signals are turned into digital values.
Binary basic storage of data. 10111001
The digital values are stored as files.
This creates a lot of data, we want to keep the files as small as possible, and to do this we use file compression.
The software that compresses the file is known as a CODEC. You can get different types of CODEC which gives us different video file types.

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