Glossary

Glossary

U


U3
A U3 smart drive lets you can plug into any Windows 2000 or XP PC and work, email, edit photos and more without worrying if applications are installed on the computer
UHP
Ultra High Performance (UHP) lamp technology is more advanced than the metal halide lamp found in many digital projectors. It uses less power to achieve the same brightness, which means light output is dramatically increased. What you get is a smaller, quieter and lighter projector with easy-to-replace high performing lamps.
Ultra 3x Remote Signal
Operate your TV, sound system or other devices without pointing directly at the infra-red receiver for total freedom around the home
Ultra-Compact Aluminium Body 86cc and 87g
The Cyber-shot® U has been stylishly constructed in sleek aluminium and weighs only 87 grams. Its low weight and small size (just 84.5 x 39.8 x 28.6 mm) reinforces its cutting-edge design.
Undo Function
This function enables the last edit steps to be undone, as long as the MiniDisc has not been taken out of the recorder and that the record button has not been pushed.
Up conversion
Our ES receiver can convert the incoming signal to a different output signal. This way you only need one connection to your TV (HDMI™/ Component).
Up-Convert
A feature that allows a device to convert one set of values to a higher set of values. Common uses include HDTV sets that Up-Convert a standard broadcast TV stream into the highest format that the device can support.
Upscaling
Up-scaling DVD recorders or players with an HDMI™ output can up-scale a Standard Definition signal to 576p, 720p or 1080i High Definition. Depending on the product you are using, the recorder / player will either do this automatically, based on the resolution of the panel, or you can adjust the settings yourself. Our new ES receivers can up-scale the incoming signal to the highest HD standard, 1080p!
USB – Universal Serial Bus
A data port on computers and peripherals.
USB 2.0
Supports the new USB 2.0 standard for faster data transfer.
USB Bus Powered
A feature that enables the USB connection to automatically supply power to the camera when connected to a PC.
USB Flash Drive Alliance (UFDA)
A body formed to educate consumers about the different uses for USB flash drives and the benefits they offer
USB Media Player
With the USB Media Player, you can connect a wide range of USB devices straight to your BRAVIA TV. From WALKMAN® mp3 players to Cyber-shot cameras, VAIO laptops, Handycam® Camcorder or a USB Memory Stick, just plug in to enjoy your favourite multimedia files on the big screen. Content from your USB device is transferred directly to your BRAVIA TV, so you can listen to music (MP3), view a slideshow of your favourite pictures (JPEG) or your latest home video clip (MPEG1) with no fuss.
USB Music Player
Our USB Music Player lets you listen to your favourite tunes or playlists on your BRAVIA TV. A number of USB devices such as a VAIO, WALKMAN® mp3 player or USB Memory Stick, can simply be plugged into the TV and your MP3 music files transferred directly to the big screen – so you can fill the room with your favourite sounds, in one simple motion.
USB On-The-Go
A supplement to the USB 2.0 specification that allows USB devices to transfer data directly between themselves
USB Photo Viewer
With the USB Photo Viewer, you can turn your BRAVIA TV into a giant digital camera display by simply connecting your D-SLR camera, Cyber-shot digital camera or USB multi-card reader via the USB connection. Customisable settings let you enjoy your photos close-up on the big screen, edit Cyber-shot albums and create special slideshows. You can even choose your favourite photo as your standby screen. <table> <tbody> <tr> <td>&#160; <p align="center"><img alt="" src="http://www.sony.ie/productcategory/pictures/odw_en_IE/thumbnail/glossary_usb_photo_viewer_resized.jpg"></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p align="center">&#160;<span class="capte">USB Photo Viewer</span></p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>
USB Streaming
Using a Digital8/MiniDV and MICROMV Camcorder and Image Mixer software, it is possible to download video files direct from the camcorder to a PC. When converted into MPEG or JPEG formats, the photo or video files can then be e-mailed as electronic greetings or be used to create a homepage. The camera can also be used as a webcam for video communication over the Internet.
USB Terminal
A data port on computers and peripherals.