Digital Storage in Consumer Electronics

Author: Thomas M. Coughlin
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 3319699075
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book provides an introduction to digital storage for consumer electronics. It discusses the various types of digital storage, including emerging non-volatile solid-state storage technologies and their advantages and disadvantages. It discusses the best practices for selecting, integrating, and using storage devices for various applications. It explores the networking of devices into an overall organization that results in always-available home storage combined with digital storage in the cloud to create an infrastructure to support emerging consumer applications and the Internet of Things. It also looks at the role of digital storage devices in creating security and privacy in consumer products.

Advances in Multimedia Modeling

Author: Klaus Schoeffmann
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 3642273548
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 18th International Multimedia Modeling Conference, MMM 2012, held in Klagenfurt, Austria, in January 2012. The 38 revised regular papers, 12 special session papers, 15 poster session papers, and 6 demo session papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 142 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: annotation, annotation and interactive multimedia applications, event and activity, mining and mobile multimedia applications, search, summarization and visualization, visualization and advanced multimedia systems, and the special sessions: interactive and immersive entertainment and communication, multimedia preservation: how to ensure multimedia access over time, multi-modal and cross-modal search, and video surveillance.

The Essential Guide to Video Processing

Author: Alan C. Bovik
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 9780080922508
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This comprehensive and state-of-the art approach to video processing gives engineers and students a comprehensive introduction and includes full coverage of key applications: wireless video, video networks, video indexing and retrieval and use of video in speech processing. Containing all the essential methods in video processing alongside the latest standards, it is a complete resource for the professional engineer, researcher and graduate student. Numerous conceptual and numerical examples All the latest standards are thoroughly covered: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264 and AVC Coverage of the latest techniques in video security "Like its sister volume "The Essential Guide to Image Processing," Professor Bovik’s Essential Guide to Video Processing provides a timely and comprehensive survey, with contributions from leading researchers in the area. Highly recommended for everyone with an interest in this fascinating and fast-moving field." —Prof. Bernd Girod, Stanford University, USA * Edited by a leading person in the field who created the IEEE International Conference on Image Processing, with contributions from experts in their fields. * Numerous conceptual and numerical examples *All the latest standards are thoroughly covered: MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, H.264 and AVC. * Coverage of the latest techniques in video security

The Digital Consumer Technology Handbook

Author: Amit Dhir
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9780080530413
Format: PDF, Docs
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The consumer electronics market has never been as awash with new consumer products as it has over the last couple of years. The devices that have emerged on the scene have led to major changes in the way consumers listen to music, access the Internet, communicate, watch videos, play games, take photos, operate their automobiles—even live. Digital electronics has led to these leaps in product development, enabling easier exchange of media, cheaper and more reliable products, and convenient services. This handbook is a much-needed, comprehensive engineering guide to the dynamic world of today's digital consumer electronics. It provides complete details on key enabling technologies, standards, delivery and reception systems, products, appliances and networking systems. Each chapter follows a logical progression from a general overview of each device, to market dynamics, to the core technologies and components that make up that particular product. The book thoroughly covers all of the key digital consumer product categories: digital TV, digital audio, mobile communications devices, gaming consoles, DVD players, PCs and peripherals, display devices, digital imaging devices, web terminals and pads, PDAs and other handhelds, screenphones/videophones, telematics devices, eBooks and readers, and many other current and future products. To receive a FREE daily newsletter on displays and consumer electronics, go to: http://www.displaydaily.com/ ·Surveys crucial engineering information for every digital consumer product category, including cell phones, digital TVs, digital cameras, PDAs and many more—the only reference available to do so ·Has extremely broad market appeal to embedded systems professionals, including engineers, programmers, engineering managers, marketing and sales personnel—1,000,000+ potential readers ·Helps engineers and managers make the correct design decisions based on real-world data

Building the Digital Enterprise

Author: Mark Skilton
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137477725
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The digital economy is at a tipping point. This practical book defines digital ecosystems, discusses digital design using converging technologies of social networking, mobility, big data and cloud computing, and provides a methods for linking digital technologies together to meet the challenges of building a digital enterprise in the new economy.

A Guide to Computer User Support for Help Desk and Support Specialists

Author: Fred Beisse
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305445724
Format: PDF, Docs
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Equip current and future user-support professionals with the critical people skills and exceptional technical knowledge necessary to provide outstanding support with Beisse's A GUIDE TO COMPUTER USER SUPPORT FOR HELP DESK AND SUPPORT SPECIALISTS, 6E. This useful guide focuses on the informational resources and technical tools students need most to function effectively in a support position. Readers develop the skills to handle troubleshooting and problem solving, successfully communicate with clients, determine a client's specific needs, and train end-users, as well as handle budgeting and other management priorities. Clear, balanced coverage in this edition highlights the latest trends and developments, from Web and e-mail-based support to assistance with Windows 7 and cloud computing. Engaging special features, such as Tips and On the Web Pointers, provide important insights, while new Discussion Questions and Case Projects encourage active participation in the learning process. Leading professional software HelpSTAR and Microsoft Office Project Professional 2010 accompany Beisse's A GUIDE TO COMPUTER USER SUPPORT FOR HELP DESK AND SUPPORT SPECIALISTS, 6E to reinforce the knowledge and skills your students need for success in today's user-support positions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Essential Guide to Semiconductors

Author: James L. Turley
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional
ISBN: 9780130464040
Format: PDF
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This is the professional's guide to the business and technology of semiconductor design and manufacturing. Just as in the telecommunications area, the semiconductor industry is broad and complicated. There's a definite need for a book that explains the in's and out's of the technology and how it works--without bogging down readers with too much technical content.

The Essential Guide to Digital Set top Boxes and Interactive TV

Author: Gerard O'Driscoll
Publisher: Pearson P T R
ISBN: 9780130173607
Format: PDF, Mobi
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1736K-5 Everything you need to know about the coming digital interactive TV revolution! There's a revolution coming to your TV: a digital, interactive, Internet-enabled revolution that will make possible services you've never imagined! The next TV revolution comes with new technologies, new standards, new architectures, and new business paradigms. Finally, there's a single source for up-to-the-minute insight into every aspect of next-generation digital TV: "The Essential Guide to Digital Set-Top Boxes and Interactive TV!" From MPEG-4 to middleware, webcasting to Java OS, Gerard O'Driscoll covers the state-of-the-art, comparing the strategies and technologies-and cutting through the hype. Coverage includes all this, and more: Digital TV building blocks: compression, encoding, modulation, conditional access, transmission, and management Advanced digital set-tops: features, components, installation, and troubleshooting Set-top operating systems: JavaOS, Windows CE, David OS-9, PowerTV, VxWorks, pSOS+, Linux, and more Internet-based TV: set-top Web browsing, webcasting, email, online chat, broadband applications, video on demand, parental controls, and more Electronic program guides (EPGs): 21st century TV portals Development, server architecture, middleware, network management, smartcards, MPEG-4, and much more Whether you're an investor, manager, marketing or PR professional, software developer, or consumer, you need to know where TV is headed, and only one book can show you: The "Essential Guide to Digital Set-Top Boxes and Interactive TV!"

Digital Electronics

Author: Anil K. Maini
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470510513
Format: PDF
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The fundamentals and implementation of digital electronics are essential to understanding the design and working of consumer/industrial electronics, communications, embedded systems, computers, security and military equipment. Devices used in applications such as these are constantly decreasing in size and employing more complex technology. It is therefore essential for engineers and students to understand the fundamentals, implementation and application principles of digital electronics, devices and integrated circuits. This is so that they can use the most appropriate and effective technique to suit their technical need. This book provides practical and comprehensive coverage of digital electronics, bringing together information on fundamental theory, operational aspects and potential applications. With worked problems, examples, and review questions for each chapter, Digital Electronics includes: information on number systems, binary codes, digital arithmetic, logic gates and families, and Boolean algebra; an in-depth look at multiplexers, de-multiplexers, devices for arithmetic operations, flip-flops and related devices, counters and registers, and data conversion circuits; up-to-date coverage of recent application fields, such as programmable logic devices, microprocessors, microcontrollers, digital troubleshooting and digital instrumentation. A comprehensive, must-read book on digital electronics for senior undergraduate and graduate students of electrical, electronics and computer engineering, and a valuable reference book for professionals and researchers.