Video in the 21st Century

Video in the 21st Century

Filled with useful video information, this book benefits hardware and software designers who create digital multimedia products.

In the past few years, video technology has made huge advancements. Since the DVD format was launched, it has gained wide consumer acceptance. HDTV has gone from specification to reality, with broadcasts now occurring daily throughout the U.S. The IEEE1394/Firewire protocol and Digital Video (DV) are putting professional-grade video into the hands of consumers. Video in the 21st Century explores the key technologies that have made all of this possible.

Starting with basic video concepts, this book provides an easy-to-read tutorial for novices, and serves as a useful reference for experienced engineers.

Inside you'll learn the details about:

DVD
HDTV
MPEG-2
DVI
Flat Panel Displays
Video on the PC

If you want to understand these evolving technologies and the impact they will have on video in the 21st century, this book is for you.

 


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