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Video demystified : a handbook for the digital engineer
Jack, Keith, 1955-
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Third edition.
Publication Information:
Eagle Rock, VA : LLH Technology Pub., [2001]

Physical Description:
xxii, 759 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm + 2 computer optical discs(4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
"The accompanying CD-ROMs contain hard-to-find test files and a fully searchable deluxe eBook version of the text"--P. [4] of cover.
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Master video system design with the NEW THIRD EDITION of this essential reference! This book is the "bible" for digital video hardware engineers and programmers worldwide, as it contains detailed video information difficult to find elsewhere. The third edition has been completely updated with new chapters on analog and digital video interfaces, H.261 and H.263, consumer DV, and DTV. This is by far the most informative analog and digital video reference available. If you work with video, you need this reference on your shelf! Keith Jack has designed more than 25 video and multimedia integrated circuits for such companies as Brooktree and Harris Corporation. He was the designer of the world's first single-chip NTSC/PAL digital encoder/decoder and holds two video processing patents. He is currently director of product marketing for Sigma Designs.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 Introduction to Video
Chapter 3 Color Spaces
Chapter 4 Video Signals Overview
Chapter 5 Analog Video Interfaces
Chapter 6 Digital Video Interfaces
Chapter 7 Digital Video Processing
Chapter 8 NTSC, PAL, and SECAM Overview
Chapter 9 NTSC and PAL Digital Encoding and Decoding
Chapter 10 H.261 and H.263
Chapter 11 Consumer DV
Chapter 12 MPEG-1
Chapter 13 MPEG-2
Chapter 14 MPEG-4 and H.264
Chapter 15 ATSC Digital Television
Chapter 16 OpenCable Digital Television
Chapter 17 DVB Digital Television
Chapter 18 ISDB Digital Television
Chapter 19 IPTV
Chapter 20 Glossary