IRD abbr Integrated Receiver / Decoder

August 14, 2012

See also: All-In-One Set-Top Box, Advanced Set-Top Box, Set-Top Box

CIMM DEFINITION: An electronic device used to pick up a signal and convert the digital information transmitted in it. A consumer IRD is a Set-Top Box. A professional IRD is the interface between a receiving network (whether a satellite or Telco) and a broadcasting facility. (Source: Wikipedia)