Dictionary of Video & Television Technology

Dictionary of Video & Television Technology

by Keith Jack, Vladimir Tsatsoulin
     
 

This up-to-date reference is the most complete dictionary covering this fast-paced field. It contains virtually all the terminology commonly used in modern global video and television technology, with thorough definitions aimed at the engineering level. It covers all international video standards, digital and analog video signals, data compression, video

Overview

This up-to-date reference is the most complete dictionary covering this fast-paced field. It contains virtually all the terminology commonly used in modern global video and television technology, with thorough definitions aimed at the engineering level. It covers all international video standards, digital and analog video signals, data compression, video conferencing, encoding/decoding—indeed, every term associated with video/television technology. Compiled by two internationally recognized video/television experts, this dictionary promises to become a standard reference.

*Provides comprehensive and up-to-date information, including coverage of test and measurement procedures
• Electronic version of the book accompanies text
• Authors are both heavily experienced engineers and authors whose previous works are respected world wide

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
It gives concise but thorough explanations of essential concepts and terms in video and television and is the most complete dictionary covering this fast-paced field. It contains virtually all the terminology commonly used in modern global video and television technology. -Electronic Engineering Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781878707994
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
09/01/2002
Series:
Demystifying Technology Series
Edition description:
Book & CD Rom
Pages:
322
Product dimensions:
0.70(w) x 7.00(h) x 10.00(d)

Meet the Author

Keith Jack is Director of Product Marketing at Sigma Designs. Sigma Designs develops and markets high-performance, highly-integrated System-on-a-Chip (SoC) semiconductors for IPTV Set-top Boxes, Blu-ray and HD DVD Players/Recorders, HDTVs, Digital Media Adapters, and Portable Media Players. Prior to joining Sigma Designs, Mr. Jack held various marketing and chip design positions at Harris Semiconductor, Brooktree, and Rockwell International. He has been involved in over 40 multimedia chips for the consumer market.

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