Digital to Analog Converters. These take serial or parallel data and turn them into an analog signal. Of course you can use a R2R resistor ladder but these are compact and can use fewer pins
Analog to Digital Converters. These take analog in and turn it into serial or parallel data.
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| Ultralow-power NTSC/PAL/SECAM video decoder
Converts CVBS to 8-bit digital