Master Handbook of Video Production

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McGraw Hill Professional, 2002 - Performing Arts - 407 pages
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Focusing on professional video production, this guide shows you how to: select, install, and work with digital equipment; understand MPEG video compression; design video production centers; master standard-definition and high-definition production; assess bandwidth, scanning, and resolution issues; and more.

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About the author (2002)

Jerry C. Whitaker is Technical Director of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATSC), Washington, DC. He was previously President of Technical Press, a consulting company based in the San Jose (CA) area. Mr. Whitaker has been involved in various aspects of the electronics industry for over 25 years, with specialization in communications.

Current book titles include the following:

Editor-in-Chief, Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering, Third Edition (2000)

Editor-in-Chief, Standard Handbook of Audio and Radio Engineering, Second Edition (2001)

DTV Handbook, Third Edition (2001)

Video Displays (2000)

Editor, Interactive Television Demystified (2001)

Editor, Audio and Video Professional's Field Manual (2001)

Editor, Video and Television Engineers' Field Manual (2000)

Mr. Whitaker has lectured extensively on the topic of electronic systems design, installation, and maintenance. He is the former editorial director and associate publisher of Broadcast Engineering and Video Systems magazines, and a former radio station chief engineer and television news producer.

Mr. Whitaker is a Fellow of the Society of Broadcast Engineers and an SBE-certified professional broadcast engineer. He is also a fellow of the Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers, and a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

He has twice received a Jesse H. Neal Award Certificate of Merit from the Association of Business Publishers for editorial excellence. He has also been recognized as Educator of the Year by the Society of Broadcast Engineers.

Mr. Whitaker resides in Morgan Hill, California.