Digital Video and Audio Broadcasting Technology

Author: Walter Fischer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642116124
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"Digital Video and Audio Broadcasting Technology – A Practical Engineering Guide" deals with all the most important digital television, sound radio and multimedia standards such as MPEG, DVB, DVD, DAB, ATSC, T-DMB, DMB-T, DRM and ISDB-T. The book provides an in-depth look at these subjects in terms of practical experience. In addition it contains chapters on the basics of technologies such as analog television, digital modulation, COFDM or mathematical transformations between time and frequency domains. The attention in the respective field under discussion is focussed on aspects of measuring techniques and of measuring practice, in each case consolidating the knowledge imparted with numerous practical examples. This book is directed primarily at the specialist working in the field, on transmitters and transmission equipment, network planning, studio technology, playout centers and multiplex center technology and in the development departments for entertainment electronics or TV test engineering. Since the intire field of electrical communications technology is traversed in a wide arc, those who are students in this field are not excluded either. The third edition of this well established reference work includes the new formats MPEG-4 und IPTV, and it already gives an outlook to the newest standards like DVB-SH and DVB-T2.

Digital Television

Author: Walter Fischer
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3662054299
Format: PDF
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Digital Television closely examines all present-day TV transmission methods. These include MPEG, DVB, ATSC and ISDB-T. DVD is also discussed. The text covers these subjects in a practical-minded manner. Although mathematical formulations are used, they are in most cases only utilized to supplement the text. The book also contains chapters dealing with basic concepts such as digital modulation or transformations into the frequency domain. A major emphasis is placed on the measuring techniques used on these various digital TV signals. Practical examples and hints concerning measurement are provided. The book starts with analog TV base and signal, continues with MPEG-2 data stream, digital video, and digital audio, and then moves on to compression methods. After an excursion into the digital modulation methods, all the mentioned transmission methods are discussed in detail.

Digital Front End in Wireless Communications and Broadcasting

Author: Fa-Long Luo
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1139499017
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Covering everything from signal processing algorithms to integrated circuit design, this complete guide to digital front-end is invaluable for professional engineers and researchers in the fields of signal processing, wireless communication and circuit design. Showing how theory is translated into practical technology, it covers all the relevant standards and gives readers the ideal design methodology to manage a rapidly increasing range of applications. Step-by-step information for designing practical systems is provided, with a systematic presentation of theory, principles, algorithms, standards and implementation. Design trade-offs are also included, as are practical implementation examples from real-world systems. A broad range of topics is covered, including digital pre-distortion (DPD), digital up-conversion (DUC), digital down-conversion (DDC) and DC-offset calibration. Other important areas discussed are peak-to-average power ratio (PAPR) reduction, crest factor reduction (CFR), pulse-shaping, image rejection, digital mixing, delay/gain/imbalance compensation, error correction, noise-shaping, numerical controlled oscillator (NCO) and various diversity methods.

Broadcast Engineer s Reference Book

Author: EPJ Tozer
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136024174
Format: PDF, ePub
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The current and definitive reference broadcast engineers need! Compiled by leading international experts, this authoritative reference work covers every aspect of broadcast technology from camera to transmitter - encompassing subjects from analogue techniques to the latest digital compression and interactive technologies in a single source. Written with a minimum of maths, the book provides detailed coverage and quick access to key technologies, standards and practices. This global work will become your number one resource whether you are from an audio, video, communications or computing background. Composed for the industry professional, practicing engineer, technician or sales person looking for a guide that covers the broad landscape of television technology in one handy source, the Broadcast Engineer's Reference Book offers comprehensive and accurate technical information. Get this wealth of information at your fingertips! · Utilize extensive illustrations-more than 1200 tables, charts and photographs. · Find easy access to essential technical and standards data. · Discover information on every aspect of television technology. · Learn the concepts and terms every broadcaster needs to know. Learn from the experts on the following technologies: Quantities and Units; Error Correction; Network Technologies; Telco Technologies; Displays; Colourimetry; Audio Systems; Television Standards; Colour encoding; Time code; VBI data carriage; Broadcast Interconnect formats; File storage formats; HDTV; MPEG 2; DVB; Data Broadcast; ATSC Interactive TV; encryption systems; Optical systems; Studio Cameras and camcorders; VTRs and Tape Storage; Standards Convertors; TV Studios and Studio Equipment; Studio Lighting and Control; post production systems; Telecines; HDTV production systems; Media Asset Management systems; Electronic News Production Systems; OB vehicles and Mobile Control Rooms;ENG and EFP; Power and Battery Systems; R.F. propagation; Service Area Planning; Masts Towers and Antennas; Test and measurement; Systems management; and many more! Related Focal Press titles: Watkinson: Convergence In Broadcast and Communications Media (2001, £59.99 (GBP)/ $75.95 (USD), ISBN: 0240515099) Watkinson: MPEG Handbook (2001, £35 (GBP)/$54.99 (USD) ISBN: 0240516567)

Digital Video Broadcasting

Author: Ronald de Bruin
Publisher: Artech House Publishers
ISBN: 9780890067437
Format: PDF, ePub
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Here's the first overview of the scientific, economic, market, political, legal, and technological factors involved in successfully embedding digital television in our society. This comprehensive assessment of digital video broadcasting (DVB) technology, standards and regulation enables you to understand both the history of this technology, and the convergence processes presently taking place.

Communication Technology Update

Author: August E. Grant
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 1483142078
Format: PDF, ePub
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Communication Technology Update, Third Edition provides the latest information on as many communication technologies as possible, using as many specific statistics on market share, units sold, etc., as possible to allow comparison among the technologies. This book is designed to help make sense of the spectrum of communication technologies. The text explores the widest possible range of technologies, from broadcast to telephony and from wired to wireless. In discussing each technology, this book will not only deal with the hardware of the technology, but also with the software, organizational structure, political and economic influences, and individual users of the technologies. Major developments in each of these areas are presented for each technology, along with background information to help explain the major factors in the evolution of the technology. The first chapter begins by defining communication technology and introducing the ""umbrella perspective"" used to present and analyze each technology. Following this discussion, an overview of the remainder of the book is presented. This book targets two groups of users. One of which is the group of communication professionals who have a desire to keep up with the latest developments both within and adjacent to their particular fields. Second is the group of students who are studying communication technology and need information that is more current than that provided by a textbook and more comprehensive than that found in trade magazines.

Art of Digital Audio

Author: John Watkinson
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136117091
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Described as "the most comprehensive book on digital audio to date", it is widely acclaimed as an industry "bible". Covering the very latest developments in digital audio technology, it provides an thorough introduction to the theory as well as acting as an authoritative and comprehensive professional reference source. Everything you need is here from the fundamental principles to the latest applications, written in an award-winning style with clear explanations from first principles. New material covered includes internet audio, PC audio technology, DVD, MPEG audio compression, digital audio broadcasting and audio networks. Whether you are in the field of audio engineering, sound recording, music technology, broadcasting and communications media or audio design and installation, this book has it all. Written by a leading international audio specialist, who conducts professional seminars and workshops around the world, the book has been road tested for many years by professional seminar attendees and students to ensure their needs are taken into account, and all the right information is covered. This new edition now includes: Internet audio PC Audio technology DVD MPEG Audio compression Digital Audio Broadcasting Audio networks Digital audio professionals will find everything they need here, from the fundamental principles to the latest applications, written in an award-winning style with clear explanations from first principles. John Watkinson is an international consultant in audio, video and data recording. He is a Fellow of the AES, a member of the British Computer Society and a chartered information systems practitioner. He presents lectures, seminars, conference papers and training courses worldwide. He is the author of many other Focal Press books, including: the Kraszna-Krausz award winning MPEG-2; The Art of Digital Audio; An Introduction to Digital Video; The Art of Sound Reproduction; An Introduction to Digital Audio; TV Fundamentals and Audio for Television. He is also co-author, with Francis Rumsey, of The Digital Interface Handbook, and contributor to the Loudspeaker and Headphone Handbook, 3rd edition.

Cable Communications Technology

Author: Eugene R. Bartlett
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071589139
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Cable is now as much in the broadband business as it is television. This book explains the fundamentals of coaxial cable technology and the DSP that controls it, along with the cable modem and voice over IP technology now drastically changing the cable operators’ business. Aimed at working engineers and technicians, it can also be used a textbook for the a basic cable communications course in a 2 year tech program.

Digital Audio Signal Processing

Author: Udo Zölzer
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470680024
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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A fully updated second edition of the excellent Digital Audio Signal Processing Well established in the consumer electronics industry, Digital Audio Signal Processing (DASP) techniques are used in audio CD, computer music and multi-media components. In addition, the applications afforded by this versatile technology now range from real-time signal processing to room simulation. Digital Audio Signal Processing, Second Edition covers the latest signal processing algorithms for audio processing. Every chapter has been completely revised with an easy to understand introduction into the basics and exercises have been included for self testing. Additional Matlab files and Java Applets have been provided on an accompanying website, which support the book by easy to access application examples. Key features include: A thoroughly updated and revised second edition of the popular Digital Audio Signal Processing, a comprehensive coverage of the topic as whole Provides basic principles and fundamentals for Quantization, Filters, Dynamic Range Control, Room Simulation, Sampling Rate Conversion, and Audio Coding Includes detailed accounts of studio technology, digital transmission systems, storage media and audio components for home entertainment Contains precise algorithm description and applications Provides a full account of the techniques of DASP showing their theoretical foundations and practical solutions Includes updated computer-based exercises, an accompanying website, and features Web-based Interactive JAVA-Applets for audio processing This essential guide to digital audio signal processing will serve as an invaluable reference to audio engineering professionals, R&D engineers, researchers in consumer electronics industries and academia, and Hardware and Software developers in IT companies. Advanced students studying multi-media courses will also find this guide of interest.

Signal Processing for 5G Algorithms and Implementations

Author: Fa-Long Luo
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119116465
Format: PDF
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A comprehensive and invaluable guide to 5G technology, implementation and practice in one single volume. For all things 5G, this book is a must-read. Signal processing techniques have played the most important role in wireless communications since the second generation of cellular systems. It is anticipated that new techniques employed in 5G wireless networks will not only improve peak service rates significantly, but also enhance capacity, coverage, reliability , low-latency, efficiency, flexibility, compatibility and convergence to meet the increasing demands imposed by applications such as big data, cloud service, machine-to-machine (M2M) and mission-critical communications. This book is a comprehensive and detailed guide to all signal processing techniques employed in 5G wireless networks. Uniquely organized into four categories, New Modulation and Coding, New Spatial Processing, New Spectrum Opportunities and New System-level Enabling Technologies, it covers everything from network architecture, physical-layer (down-link and up-link), protocols and air interface, to cell acquisition, scheduling and rate adaption, access procedures and relaying to spectrum allocations. All technology aspects and major roadmaps of global 5G standard development and deployments are included in the book. Key Features: Offers step-by-step guidance on bringing 5G technology into practice, by applying algorithms and design methodology to real-time circuit implementation, taking into account rapidly growing applications that have multi-standards and multi-systems. Addresses spatial signal processing for 5G, in particular massive multiple-input multiple-output (massive-MIMO), FD-MIMO and 3D-MIMO along with orbital angular momentum multiplexing, 3D beamforming and diversity. Provides detailed algorithms and implementations, and compares all multicarrier modulation and multiple access schemes that offer superior data transmission performance including FBMC, GFDM, F-OFDM, UFMC, SEFDM, FTN, MUSA, SCMA and NOMA. Demonstrates the translation of signal processing theories into practical solutions for new spectrum opportunities in terms of millimeter wave, full-duplex transmission and license assisted access. Presents well-designed implementation examples, from individual function block to system level for effective and accurate learning. Covers signal processing aspects of emerging system and network architectures, including ultra-dense networks (UDN), software-defined networks (SDN), device-to-device (D2D) communications and cloud radio access network (C-RAN).