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Vastly expanded to provide full coverage of the many growing nonbroadcast applications of video such as computer display systems and multimedia applications, this Second Edition is an invaluable all-in-one reference for video professionals and a useful textbook for anyone studying video engineering. Particular attention is given to pathbreaking HDTV technology that will revolutionize television broadcasting, as well as uses of digital video technology in the generation and display of computer images.
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An expanded edition of the video engineering sourcebook featuring the fundamentals to HDTV technology and digital video technology in computer images. Inglis (retired president and CEO, RCA American Communications) and Luther (technical author and writer) outline analog and digital video systems, the criteria for specifying image quality, and the most current information on: home and semiprofessional VCRS, video cameras and monitors, CATV systems, satellite video communication, fiber-optic transmission, and signal formatting for computers. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780070317918
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 5/28/1996
  • Series: Video/audio Engineering Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 518
  • Product dimensions: 6.23 (w) x 9.33 (h) x 1.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Video System Fundamentals 1
Ch. 2 Color Video Fundamentals 31
Ch. 3 Introduction to Digital Technology 47
Ch. 4 Elements of Image Quality 87
Ch. 5 Analog Video Systems 139
Ch. 6 Digital Video Systems - HDTV 159
Ch. 7 Digital Video Systems - Computers 179
Ch. 8 Video Cameras 195
Ch. 9 Professional Video Recorders 233
Ch. 10 Home and Semiprofessional Video Recorders 275
Ch. 11 Video Postproduction Systems 297
Ch. 12 Television Receivers and Video Monitors 313
Ch. 13 Digital Video Display Systems 327
Ch. 14 Interactive Video Systems 343
Ch. 15 Terrestrial Broadcasting Systems 359
Ch. 16 CATV Systems 405
Ch. 17 Satellite Video Communications 427
Ch. 18 Fiber-Optic Transmission Systems 457
Ch. 19 The Future of Video Systems 471
Glossary 485
Bibliography 507
Index 511
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