Publishing Digital Video / Edition 2

Publishing Digital Video / Edition 2

by Jan Ozer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0125319428

ISBN-13: 9780125319423

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books

An essential guide to producing video for electronic and Internet distribution, this book takes the first volume, Video Compression for Multimedia, a step further and provides detailed production procedures that help even beginners efficiently produce top-quality video. The book also discusses the theories behind video production and compression, thoroughly

Overview

An essential guide to producing video for electronic and Internet distribution, this book takes the first volume, Video Compression for Multimedia, a step further and provides detailed production procedures that help even beginners efficiently produce top-quality video. The book also discusses the theories behind video production and compression, thoroughly evaluating all of the commercial tools available to facilitate this process. It also delves deeply into recent advances in video capture and delivery techniques, including Indeo video interactive and software MPEG decoding.

Key Features
• Indispendible guide for beginner to advanced video producers in search of the right products and best methods for harnessing video technology
• Evaluates cameras and capture cards to help video producers make the most cost-effective purchasing decisions
• Provides comparative analysis and advanced techniques for optimizing quality to help video producers create the best quality video most effectively
• Includes a thorough, hands-on evaluation of low-end MPEG encoders and decoders, designed to help publishers select an MPEG encoder and optimize compressed MPEG quality
• Enclosed CD-ROM provides all book text in Adobe Acrobat format and all video and audio files cited in the book, showing how to extend the focus to the Internet and evaluating Internet streaming technologies such as RealAudio, StreamWorks, VDOLive, and VivoActive
• Also included on the CD-ROM is VCS Play, a video utility considered "one of the key tools for people who capture their own video" by Ron Wodaski, author of PC Video Madness<$> (suggested retail price for this productis $50)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780125319423
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date:
11/28/1997
Pages:
557
Product dimensions:
7.41(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.56(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction to Digital Video. Introduction to Video Compression. Windows Development Environment. Streaming Multimedia. Streaming Audio Techniques. Tour de Codec. Analog/Digital Overview. Capture Karma. Surviving Your Capture Board Installation. Video Capture. Video Editing. Video for Windows Compression Controls. MPEG-1: Overview. Low-End MPEG Compression Tools. MPEG-2 Technology. Index.

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