Digital Television: Satellite, Cable, Terrestrial, IPTV, Mobile TV in the DVB Framework

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Taylor & Francis, 2008 - Computers - 289 pages
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Digital Television is as an authoritative and complete overview that describes the technology of digital television broadcasting. It gives you a thorough technical description of the underlying principles of the DVB standard and the various steps of signal processing. Also included is a complete technical glossary of terms, abbreviations, and expressions that gives you quick reference.

Now in it's 3rd edition, Digital Television, this book is completely up-to-date with standard and new technologies including:
- DVB and DVB-S2
- IPTV
- Mobile TV DVB-H
- HDTV
- High Definition formats 1080i and 720p
- Compression including MPEG, H.264, and VC-1

If you are looking for a concise technical briefing that will quickly get you up to speed without getting lost - this is the book you need.


KEY BENEFITS

* Enhance your knowledge of digital television with this authoritative, technical introduction
* Learn underlying priciples of the DVB system, compression technology, IPTV, Mobile TV, and more
* Understand analog and digital formats and signal processing from transmission to reception
 

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Contents

a review of current standards
1
2 Digitization of video signals
17
compression of video and audio signals
31
4 Source multiplexing
75
5 Scrambling and conditional access
97
6 Channel coding forward error correction
105
7 Modulation by digital signals
115
8 Reception of digital TV signals
143
Spectral efficiency of cable and satellite transmissions with DVB parameters
209
The main other digital TV systems
213
The IEEE1394 high speed serial AV interconnection bus
221
The DiSEqC bus for antenna system control
225
The common interface DVBCI
237
DVI and HDMI links for interconnecting digital audiovisual equipment
241
Sample chipset for DVB receiversdecoders
247
Glossary of abbreviations words and expressions
249

9 Middleware and interoperability aspects
159
state of the art and perspectives
173
Error detection and correction in digital transmissions
199

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Ingenieur chez Philips

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