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Glossary: OVERSCAN

The area of the video picture falling outside the viewable area of the display device. In order to ensure that the display devices area is fully utilised the picture transmitted to the device is typically slightly larger than it can display (usually an extra 5% on each edge). Programme makers must bear this in mind and only use the "safe action" area which will be displayed.

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