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How Video Works has been a bible for professionals in the video world since 1985. It offers easy to understand explanations of the entire world of video. A complete guide from analog video to all the new digital technologies, including HD, compression, and encoding. This book is a must-have for any broadcast or video production department. It is also perfect for the new video technician or non-tech creative professional who is just beginning to discover the digital world. Update your library with the brand new version of an industry standard.

* Now with full-color image section!

* Complete explanation of the new ATSC digital and HDTV video and audio standards

* New sections on optical media and fiber optics, updated MPEG material

* In-depth coverage of the new Broadband and cell phone standards

* Extensive explanation of new digital test signals and measurements

* A hands-on approach to learning about video recording, transmission, and playback.

* Complete glossary of terms covering both analog and digital video

Synopsis:

How Video Works has been a bible for professionals in the video world since 1985. It offers clear and easy to understand explanations of the entire scope of video. A complete guide for analog video and all the new digital technologies, including HD, compression, and encoding, this book is a must-have for any broadcast or video production department. It's also is perfect for the new technician or non-tech creative professional. Update your library with the brand new version of an industry standard. * One of the most-used video reference books in the industry since 1985 * New material includes hot technologies: HDV, Blue-Ray, etc. * New color-insert

About the Author

MARCUS WEISE has over thirty-five years experience in the television industry. As an expert in the new digital technology, he has operated in both production and post production as an Associate Director, Online Editor, and a Technical Consultant. He designed and oversaw the construction and eventually the operation of worldwide cable television facilities for TV GUIDE in Hollywood. Among his many credits as a Hi-definition online editor are CSI and CSI MIAMI.

Table of Contents

Introduction

1: Electronic Photography

2: Digital Image Acquisition

3: Scanning

4: Synchronizing the Analog Signal

5: The Transmitted Signal

6: Color Video

7: Monitoring the Color Image

8: Analog Waveform Monitors

9: Analog Vectorscopes

10: The Encoded Signal

11: Digital Theory

12: Digital Television Standards

13: Broadband, Cell Phone and Handheld Devices

14: High Definition Video

15: Video Displays

16: Digital Scopes

17: Digital Signal Measurements

18: Compression

19: Magnetic Media

20: Optical Media

21: Fiber Optics

22: Timecode

23: Audio for Video

24: Overview of Operations

25: Test Signals, Displays and Media Problems

Glossary

Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240809335
Author:
Weise, Marcus
Publisher:
Focal Press
Author:
Weynand, Diana
Subject:
Television & Video
Subject:
Home video systems
Subject:
Film & Video - Direction & Production
Subject:
Communications-Video
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Publication Date:
20070431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
9.25 x 7.5 in

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"Synopsis" by , How Video Works has been a bible for professionals in the video world since 1985. It offers clear and easy to understand explanations of the entire scope of video. A complete guide for analog video and all the new digital technologies, including HD, compression, and encoding, this book is a must-have for any broadcast or video production department. It's also is perfect for the new technician or non-tech creative professional. Update your library with the brand new version of an industry standard. * One of the most-used video reference books in the industry since 1985 * New material includes hot technologies: HDV, Blue-Ray, etc. * New color-insert
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