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Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces

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Rapidly evolving computer and communications technologies have achieved data transmission rates and data storage capacities high enough for digital video. But video involves much more than just pushing bits Achieving the best possible image quality, accurate color, and smooth motion requires understanding many aspects of image acquisition, coding, processing, and display that are outside the usual realm of computer graphics. At the same time, video system designers are facing new demands to interface with film and computer system that require techniques outside conventional video engineering.

Charles Poynton's 1996 book A Technical Introduction to Digital Video became an industry favorite for its succinct, accurate, and accessible treatment of standard definition television (SDTV). In Digital Video and HDTV, Poynton augments that book with coverage of high definition television (HDTV) and compression systems.

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With the help of hundreds of high quality technical illustrations, this book presents the following topics:

* Basic concepts of digitization, sampling, quantization, gamma, and filtering

* Principles of color science as applied to image capture and display

* Scanning and coding of SDTV and HDTV

* Video color coding: luma, chroma (4:2:2 component video, 4fSC composite video)

* Analog NTSC and PAL

* Studio systems and interfaces

* Compression technology, including M-JPEG and MPEG-2

* Broadcast standards and consumer video equipment

Synopsis:

Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces provides a one-stop shop for the theory and engineering of digital video systems. Equally accessible to video engineers and those working in computer graphics, Charles Poynton s revision to his classic text covers emergent compression systems, including H.264 and VP8/WebM, and augments detailed information on JPEG, DVC, and MPEG-2 systems. This edition also introduces the technical aspects of file-based workflows and outlines the emerging domain of metadata, placing it in the context of digital video processing.

With the help of hundreds of high quality technical illustrations, this book presents the following topics:

* Basic concepts of digitization, sampling, quantization, gamma, and filtering

* Principles of color science as applied to image capture and display

* Scanning and coding of SDTV and HDTV

* Video color coding: luma, chroma (4:2:2 component video, 4fSC composite video)

* Analog NTSC and PAL

* Studio systems and interfaces

* Compression technology, including M-JPEG and MPEG-2

* Broadcast standards and consumer video equipment

Product Details

ISBN:
9780123919267
Author:
Poynton, Charles
Publisher:
Morgan Kaufmann Publishers
Subject:
Graphics-General
Subject:
Communications-Video
Copyright:
Publication Date:
20120231
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Computers Reference » General
Computers and Internet » Graphics » General
Computers and Internet » Software Engineering » Programming and Languages
Engineering » Communications » Video
Science and Mathematics » Electricity » General Electronics

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"Synopsis" by , Digital Video and HD: Algorithms and Interfaces provides a one-stop shop for the theory and engineering of digital video systems. Equally accessible to video engineers and those working in computer graphics, Charles Poynton s revision to his classic text covers emergent compression systems, including H.264 and VP8/WebM, and augments detailed information on JPEG, DVC, and MPEG-2 systems. This edition also introduces the technical aspects of file-based workflows and outlines the emerging domain of metadata, placing it in the context of digital video processing.

With the help of hundreds of high quality technical illustrations, this book presents the following topics:

* Basic concepts of digitization, sampling, quantization, gamma, and filtering

* Principles of color science as applied to image capture and display

* Scanning and coding of SDTV and HDTV

* Video color coding: luma, chroma (4:2:2 component video, 4fSC composite video)

* Analog NTSC and PAL

* Studio systems and interfaces

* Compression technology, including M-JPEG and MPEG-2

* Broadcast standards and consumer video equipment

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