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How video works

Author: Marcus Weise; Diana Weynand
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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How Video Works has been a bible for professionals in the video world since 1985. It offers easy to understand explanations of the entire world of video. A complete guide from analog video to all the new digital technologies, including HD, compression, and encoding. This book is a must-have for any broadcast or video production department. It is also perfect for the new video technician or non-tech creative  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Weise, Marcus.
How video works.
Amsterdam ; Boston : Focal Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007000706
(OCoLC)77716859
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marcus Weise; Diana Weynand
ISBN: 9780080549873 008054987X
OCLC Number: 499049862
Notes: Includes index.
Previous edition: 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 301 pages, [16] pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents: Introduction --
1: Electronic Photography --
2: Digital Image Acquisition --
3: Scanning --
4: Synchronizing the Analog Signal --
5: The Transmitted Signal --
6: Color Video --
7: Monitoring the Color Image --
8: Analog Waveform Monitors --
9: Analog Vectorscopes --
10: The Encoded Signal --
11: Digital Theory --
12: Digital Television Standards --
13: Broadband, Cell Phone and Handheld Devices --
14: High Definition Video --
15: Video Displays --
16: Digital Scopes --
17: Digital Signal Measurements --
18: Compression --
19: Magnetic Media --
20: Optical Media --
21: Fiber Optics --
22: Timecode --
23: Audio for Video --
24: Overview of Operations --
25: Test Signals, Displays and Media Problems --
Glossary --
Index. Introduction --
Electronic Photography --
Scanning --
Synchronizing the Analog Signal --
The Transmitted Signal --
Color Video --
Monitoring the Color Image --
Analog Waveform Monitors --
Analog Vectorscopes --
The Encoded Signal --
Digital Theory --
Digital Television Standards --
High Definition Video --
Digital Scopes --
Compression --
Image Acquisition and Recording Fromats --
Optical Media --
Timecode --
Audio for Video --
Overview of Operations --
Test Signals, Displays, and Media Problems.
Responsibility: Marcus Weise, Diana Weynand.
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Offers a way to understand explanations of the world of video. This book provides an explanation of the ATSC digital and HDTV video and audio standards. It contains sections on optical media and  Read more...

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