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Digital Television

Satellite, Cable, Terrestrial, IPTV, Mobile TV in the DVB Framework, 3rd Edition

By Herve Benoit

  1. ISBN: 9780240520810
  2. Publication Date: March 2008
  3. Format: Paperback
  4. Pages: 304
  5. Price:
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Description

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.

Contents

1-COLOR TELEVISION
2-DIGITIZATION OF VIDEO SIGNALS
**new to this chapter, high definition formats : 720p, 1080i
3-SOURCE CODING : COMPRESSION OF AUDIO AND VIDEO SIGNALS
**new to this chapter, high efficiency video coding : MPEG-4 AVC (H264), WMV9 (VC1), Other audio codings: Dolby Digital (AC3).
4-SOURCE MULTIPLEXING
5-SOURCE AND CONDITIONAL ACCESS
6-CHANNEL CODING
7-MODULATION BY DIGITAL SIGNALS
**new to this chapter, transmission standard : DVB-S2 (EN 302307), digital terrestrial television for mobiles : DVB-H
8-RECEPTION OF DIGITAL TV SIGNALS
9-MIDDLEWARE AND INTEROPERABILITY ASPECTS
10-EVOLUTION : STATE OF THE ART AND PERSPECTIVES
**new to this chapter, High definition television, Internet protocol television (IPTV)
APPENDIX A
APPENDIX B
APPENDIX C - Interconnection of digital audiovisual sytems : DVI, HDMI