Synopses & Reviews
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
- Mobile TV DVB-H
- 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.
* 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
Table of Contents
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).
5-SOURCE AND CONDITIONAL ACCESS
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 C - Interconnection of digital audiovisual sytems : DVI, HDMI