DTV: The Revolution in Electronic Imaging, Page 4

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McGraw-Hill, 1998 - Computers - 528 pages
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Is digital television TV on a computer ... or computing on a TV? This guide details the new standards encompassed by DTV, which is merging telecommunications, broadcasting, and computers into a video information vehicle that will revolutionize television.

Broadcast and video engineers will find tools for participating in the DTV revolution, along with examples of typical uses of the technology. Emphasis on the "Grand Alliance" addresses the standardization process that's combining the strong points of each digital system into one common imaging system. Coverage includes transmission and reception hardware ... operating principles of the forthcoming U.S. video transmission/interchange format ... attributes of video images that allow signal prediction ... and video compression technology that makes wideband video transmission practical.

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Contents

The Road to DTV
1
Applications for HDTV
39
Fundamental Imaging System Principles
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