A Practical Guide to Video and Audio Compression: From Sprockets and Rasters to Macro Blocks
Learn all about Codecs--how they work, as well as design and implementation with this comprehensive, easy-to-use guide to compression. After reading this book, you will be able to prepare and distribute professional audio and video on any platform including streamed to the web, broadcast on-air, stored in PVRs, Burned onto CD-ROMs or DVDs, delivered by broadband, or viewed in Kiosk applications, PDA devices, and mobile phones.
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Real Networks Chapter 25 Other Player Alternatives
Digital Video on the Move
Building Your Encoding Hardware
Setting Up Your Encoding Software
Cutting Out the Noise
Preparing the Audio for Encoding
Choosing the Right Codec
How Encoders Work
The MPEG1 Codec
The MPEG2 Codec
The MPEG4 Part 2 Codec
The H 264 Codec
Encoded Output Delivered as a Bit Stream
Live Encoding Chapter 16 Files andStorage Formats Chapter 17 Tape Formats Chapter 18 Commercial Issues Digital Rights Management and Licensi...
Appendix A Problem Solver
Appendix H ISMA Profiles
Appendix IFileTypes Appendix JSourceVideo Formats
Appendix N Important Standards and Professional Associations
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