Video Terminology Glossary N:
Video, Filmmaking and Multimedia Words and Terms


Neutral Density Filter – a lens filter that reduces the intensity of light without affecting the color of the light.

NFL - A film or stage floodlight designation that calls for a "narrow" flood lamp. See: Stage Lighting Equipment.

Normalization – the process of adjusting the levels of a digital signal so that all frequencies are reproduced at a proper level.

NSP – A film or stage spotlight designation that calls for a "narrow" spot light. See: Stage Lighting Equipment.

NTSC – an acronym for National Television System Committee. In the 1960s this committee set the standards on our television signals would be transmitted and reproduced.

Nyquist theorem – a theory that states that the sampling rate of a signal must be at least twice the highest frequency that needs to be reproduced.


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