DVB: The Family of International Standards for Digital Video Broadcasting / Edition 2

DVB: The Family of International Standards for Digital Video Broadcasting / Edition 2

by Ulrich Reimers
     
 

ISBN-10: 3642078079

ISBN-13: 9783642078071

Pub. Date: 12/25/2011

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This second edition provides first-hand information about the most recent developments in the exciting and fast moving field of telecommunications media and consumer electronics. The DVB group developed the standards which are being used in Europe, Australia, Southeast Asia, and many other parts of the world. Some 150 major TV broadcasting companies as well as

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This second edition provides first-hand information about the most recent developments in the exciting and fast moving field of telecommunications media and consumer electronics. The DVB group developed the standards which are being used in Europe, Australia, Southeast Asia, and many other parts of the world. Some 150 major TV broadcasting companies as well as suppliers for technical equipment are members of the project. This standard is expected to be accepted for worldwide digital HDTV broadcasting. This book is readable for non-experts with a background in analog transmission, and demonstrates the fascinating possibilities of digital technology. For the second edition, the complete text has been up-dated thoroughly. The latest DVB standards are included in three new sections on Interactive Television, Data Broadcasting, and The Multimedia Home Platform.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642078071
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
12/25/2011
Series:
Signals and Communication Technology Series
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 2nd ed. 2004
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.87(d)

Table of Contents

1 Digital Television — a First Summary (Reimers).- 2 Digitisation and Representation of Audio and Video Signals (Johansen).- 3 MPEG Source Coding of Audio Signals (Fechter).- 4 JPEG and MPEG Source Coding of Video Signals (Ricken).- 5 MPEG-2 Systems and Multiplexing (Foellscher, Ricken).- 6 Forward Error Correction (FEC) in Digital Television Transmission (Roy).- 7 Digital Modulation Techniques (Jaeger).- 8 Conditional Access for Digital Television (Verse).- 9 The Satellite Standard and Its Decoding Technique (Verse).- 10 The Cable Standard and Its Decoding Technique (Jaeger).- 11 The Standard for Terrestrial Transmission and Its Decoding Technique (Liss, Reimers, Roy).- 12 DVB Data Broadcasting (Foellscher).- 13 DVB Solutions for Interactive Services (Leisse, Piastowski).- 14 The Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) (Klingenberg, Schiek).- 15 Measurement Techniques for Digital Television (Johansen, Ladebusch, Trauberg).- 16 Bibliography.- 17 Acronyms and Abbreviations.- 18 Index.

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