# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Companding, means compression and expansion of a signal or sample. It forms part of the PCM (Pulse Code Modulation) process, whereby analogue signal values are logically rounded on a nonlinear scale. The decimal step number is then coded to its binary equivalent prior to transmission. The process is reversed at the receiving terminal using the same nonlinear scale.

< Back to glossary

Need more information? Want to know more about what we do?
Contact Us or Call +44 (0) 1524 844669

Working together with