ALERT

Cisco CloudCenter: Get the Hybrid IT Advantage

Gray Code

Definition - What does Gray Code mean?

Gray code evaluates the nature of binary code or data that is composed of on and off indicators, commonly represented by ones and zeros. Developed by Bell Labs scientists, gray code has been used to look at clarity and error correction in binary communications.

Gray code is also known as reflected binary code.

Techopedia explains Gray Code

Essentially, gray code works to sophisticate and clarify binary results. Part of this process deals with the idea of physical switches for binary code; experts explain that physical switches may not synchronize exactly. Other problems include signal noise, where misplaced binary bits or numbers could cause transmission problems.

To that end, gray code examines one switch or segment of binary at a time, and goes through binary code methodically to look for consistency. Some common examples are applications for digital terrestrial TV signals and cable-delivered digital signals.

Share this:

Connect with us

Email Newsletter

Join thousands of others with our weekly newsletter

Resources
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems
The 4th Era of IT Infrastructure: Superconverged Systems:
Learn the benefits and limitations of the 3 generations of IT infrastructure – siloed, converged and hyperconverged – and discover how the 4th...
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization
Approaches and Benefits of Network Virtualization:
Businesses today aspire to achieve a software-defined datacenter (SDDC) to enhance business agility and reduce operational complexity. However, the...
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide
Free E-Book: Public Cloud Guide:
This white paper is for leaders of Operations, Engineering, or Infrastructure teams who are creating or executing an IT roadmap.
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor
Free Tool: Virtual Health Monitor:
Virtual Health Monitor is a free virtualization monitoring and reporting tool for VMware, Hyper-V, RHEV, and XenServer environments.
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic
Free 30 Day Trial – Turbonomic:
Turbonomic delivers an autonomic platform where virtual and cloud environments self-manage in real-time to assure application performance.