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Video Recording Technology / Edition 1
     

Video Recording Technology / Edition 1

by Arch C. Luther
 

ISBN-10: 0890062757

ISBN-13: 9780890062753

Pub. Date: 02/01/1999

Publisher: Artech House, Incorporated

From the fundamentals of video recorders, to the latest advances in disk recording, DVD, and optical techniques, here is your one-stop guide to understanding the technical details and applications associated with video recording technology. Authored by a foremost authority in the field, this up-to-date, comprehensive reference covers the entire range of the

Overview

From the fundamentals of video recorders, to the latest advances in disk recording, DVD, and optical techniques, here is your one-stop guide to understanding the technical details and applications associated with video recording technology. Authored by a foremost authority in the field, this up-to-date, comprehensive reference covers the entire range of the technology, from home and professional models ? to tape and disk recorders ? to the recent transition from analog to digital products, and helps you understand how the technology is applied to broadcasting, computers, telecommunications, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780890062753
Publisher:
Artech House, Incorporated
Publication date:
02/01/1999
Series:
Artech House Audio and Video Library
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Video Fundamentals: Video Systems. Recording Requirements. Video Signal Properties. Analog Video. Digital Video. Video Signal Standards. Audio Signals. Digital TV. Recording Fundamentals: Introduction to Recording. Magnetic Recording Fundamentals. Optical Recording. Tapes, Disks, and Records: Tapes, Magnetic Tape Records. Disks. Disk Records. Heads and Helical Scanners: Magnetic Heads. Helical Scanners. Optical Heads. Tape Decks: The Typical Tape Deck. Properties of Tape. Tape Deck Components. Interfacing to a Scanner. Servomechanisms. Cassettes. Cassette Loading Mechanisms. Disk Drives: The Typical Disk Drive. Magnetic Disk Drives. Optical Disk Drives. Recorder Signal Processing: Introduction. Preamps and Drivers. Modulation and Demodulation. Video Compression. Audio Compression. Time-Base Correction. Digital Error Protection. Digital Data Formatting. Editing: Production-Postproduction. Editing Principles. Linear Editing—Videotape. Nonlinear Editing—Disk. Picture Quality Issues in Editing. Specific Editor Designs. Video Servers. Recorder System Features: Packaging. Synchronization. Control. Remote Control. Signal Interfaces. User Interfaces. Tape Recorder Products: Introduction. Analog Recorders. Digital Recorders. Disk Recorder Products: Introduction. The Compact Disc. Digital Versatile Disc. Laser Video Disc. Trends in Recording: Technologies. Recorders. Glossary. Bibliography, Index.

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