Practical Digital Video Programming with Examples in C

Practical Digital Video Programming with Examples in C

by Phillip E. Mattison
     
 

Practical Digital Video with Programming Examples in C Written by an innovator in motion video, this practical, user-friendly guide synthesizes all the vital elements of PC motion video technology in an accessible, nonmathematical way. It helps software developers gain a comprehensive working knowledge of video and multimedia programming. Requiring an essential

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Practical Digital Video with Programming Examples in C Written by an innovator in motion video, this practical, user-friendly guide synthesizes all the vital elements of PC motion video technology in an accessible, nonmathematical way. It helps software developers gain a comprehensive working knowledge of video and multimedia programming. Requiring an essential understanding of electronics and PCs, the book includes twenty software examples with source code to demonstrate state-of-the-art technology and the use of commercial products. This unique resource:

• Details the differences between graphical and natural images, and the reasons for compressing image data

• Describes and compares various kinds of computer displays, including their suitability to natural video

• Explains various methods of color representation and their particular uses in multimedia

• Highlights major data compression techniques and their application in multimedia

• Discusses the full range of available video storage techniques

• Presents several PC video hardware systems and illustrates their effective use

• Covers two mainstream PC video environments—Microsoft Video for Windows and Apple Quicktime

• Spotlights the various ways of processing video information

• Includes detailed references for major digital video standards and storage formats

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471310167
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/1994
Series:
Wiley Professional Computing
Pages:
522
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.26(h) x 1.32(d)

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