CNET GLOSSARY: Terms for the techie
Sequential Couleur avec Mémoire
Also called Système Électronique Couleur Avec Memoire, or sequential color with memory. Analog color television broadcast standard developed in the mid-1960s and used in France, its former possessions, and some eastern European countries, including former members of the Soviet Union; offers 819 lines of horizontal resolution. SECAM is one of three main television standards; the other two are NTSC and PAL.
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