Basic TV Technology: Digital and Analog / Edition 4

Basic TV Technology: Digital and Analog / Edition 4

by Robert L Hartwig
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240807170

ISBN-13: 2900240807170

Pub. Date: 03/28/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book features the accessible Media Manual format, which integrates abundant illustrations and lucid text. Readers will become proficient in the technical concepts of video and television. Basic TV Technology is an essential resource for students and professionals of video media.

About the Author:

Robert L Hartwig is Broadcast Program

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Overview

This book features the accessible Media Manual format, which integrates abundant illustrations and lucid text. Readers will become proficient in the technical concepts of video and television. Basic TV Technology is an essential resource for students and professionals of video media.

About the Author:

Robert L Hartwig is Broadcast Program Director at Cuesta Community Collegein San Luis Obispo, California where he also resides. He has more than 20 years of broadcasting experience in radio and television.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900240807170
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/28/2005
Series:
Media Manuals Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
204

Table of Contents

The Atom and Electricity
Basic Circuits
Units of Measurement
Abbreviations
Induction and Noise
CRTs
Need for Interlace Scanning
Blanking
Waveform Display
Charge-coupled Devices
An Introduction to Digital
Analog and Digital
Color System
How the Eye Sees Light
Digital Encoding Ratios
Composite Encoding
Color CRTs
Plasma Display Screens
Sync Generators
Sync Generator Signals
Vectorscope
PAL
Sync Flow Diagrams
Camera Flow Diagrams
Combining Sync and Camera Flow Diagrams
Video Switchers
Switcher Applications
Production Switcher Flow Diagram
Switcher Transitions and Special Effects
Luminance and Chroma Keys
Composite Versus Component Video
Digital Special Effects
Digital Interpolation
Videotape Recording Technology
Video Recording Standards and Formats
Time Base Error
External Causes of Time Base Error
Time Base Error Correction
VTR Lockup
Time Base Correctors
Larger Sync Problems and Solutions
Other Advantages of TBCs and Frame Synchronizers
Editing Videotape
Editing Process
Types of Edits
Editing Methods
SMPTE Time Code Editing
Off-line and On-line Editing
Video Compression
Editing by Computers
Problems of Traditional Editing
Nonlinear Editing
Computer Graphics for Video
Character Generators
Creating Imagery & Effects
Digital Videotape Recorders
Newer Digital Tape Formats
Digital Video Servers
Digital Studio
Open Architecture Equipment Versus Dedicated Equipment
HDTV
SDTV
FCC's Plan for Digital TV in the Future
High-quality Film-to-video Transfer
Patch Panels
Patching Rules & Procedures
Explanation of a Small Patch Panel
Simple Patching Exercises
Glossary

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