Synopses & Reviews
In the past few years, huge advancements have been made in the field of video. The DVD format was launched and has since gained wide consumer acceptance. High Definition Television has gone from specification to reality, with broadcasts now occurring daily throughout the United States. The IEEE1394/Firewire protocol and DV are putting professional-grade video into the hands of consumers. Exploring the key technologies that have made all of this possible, this engineering reference is filled with hard-to-find video information for hardware and software designers who design multimedia or digital video products. Topics covered include DVD, HDTV, MPEG-2, and flat panel displays.