The device which reads the enclosed signal or pulse and turns it into some form of usable information.
Device used to recover the component signals from a composite (encoded) source. Decoders are used in displays and in various processing hardware where components signals are required from a composite source such as composite chroma keying or color correction equipment. Device that changes digital signals to analog, or reconstructs information (data) by performing the inverse (reverse) functions of an encode process.[1]
See "codec." A device or program that translates encoded data into its original format (i.e., it decodes the data.)

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