Definition of vertical blanking interval
- WorldGate's system allows a TV viewer to click from a show or commercial to a related Web site. The system works over cable, using a set-top box and TV's vertical blanking interval.
- —Bradley Johnson, Advertising Age, 10 Feb. 1997
- Although most of the broadcast television signal is video, there are also some data streams that go along for the ride. This information is embedded in a part of the signal called the vertical blanking interval.
- —J. D. Biersdorfert, New York Times, 26 Aug. 2004