Overview

How Video Works has been a bible for professionals in the video world since 1985. It offers easy to understand explanations of the entire world of video. A complete guide from analog video to all the new digital technologies, including HD, compression, and encoding. This book is a must-have for any broadcast or video production department. It is also perfect for the new video technician or non-tech creative professional who is just beginning to discover the digital world. Update your library with the brand new ...
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How Video Works

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Overview

How Video Works has been a bible for professionals in the video world since 1985. It offers easy to understand explanations of the entire world of video. A complete guide from analog video to all the new digital technologies, including HD, compression, and encoding. This book is a must-have for any broadcast or video production department. It is also perfect for the new video technician or non-tech creative professional who is just beginning to discover the digital world. Update your library with the brand new version of an industry standard.

Audience: Any videotape operator, videographer, engineer, producer, editor or director that needs video recording to be high quality or who needs to understand video theory. Students taking courses on video basics, or as a secondary text for video production. Broadcast Engineering Magazine circulation of more than 45,000 copies!.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781136069819
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/12/2012
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 320
  • File size: 12 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

DIANA WEYNAND is an award-winning producer, director, editor and co-founder of Weynand Training International (www.weyand.com), who has led the way in training on emerging technologies for the entertainment industry since 1981. She spent time as a videotape operator and online editor for ABC, and as Supervising Editor for the Barbara Walters Specials.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Electronic photography 5
Ch. 3 Scanning 15
Ch. 4 Synchronizing the analog signal 25
Ch. 5 The transmitted signal 39
Ch. 6 Color video 53
Ch. 7 Monitoring the color image 69
Ch. 8 Analog waveform monitors 75
Ch. 9 Analog vectorscopes 87
Ch. 10 The encoded signal 95
Ch. 11 Digital theory 103
Ch. 12 Digital television standards 113
Ch. 13 High definition video 125
Ch. 14 Digital scopes 139
Ch. 15 Compression 147
Ch. 16 Magnetic media 161
Ch. 17 Optical media 175
Ch. 18 Timecode 183
Ch. 19 Audio for video 193
Ch. 20 Overview of operations 207
Ch. 21 Test signals, displays, and media problems 223
Glossary 235
Index 253
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