Television Receivers Digital Video for DTV Cable and Satellite

Author: Jerry C. Whitaker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071395038
Format: PDF
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All-the-answers guide to television receivers For the best handle on the brave new world of 21st century TV receiver design, specification, installation, and maintenance, look to Television Receivers, from leading expert Jerry Whitaker. This insider's guide explains what's new in receivers, making a complex subject manageable, accessible, and understandable. With its focus on changes and advances in TV receiver technology, this primer is a professional essential, with enough coverage of technological fundamentals to give you solid footing in new areas so you can: * Find needed details on DTV (digital) and analog receiver systems * Confidently plan and operate any new receiver type *Develop innovations for display, storage, and tuner components * Implement and service cable and satellite receiver equipment * Apply examples of Internet broadcast receiver and PC-based DTV systems * Build expertise in interactive videoconferencing and other business-related applications * Answer questions on technologies such as decoder chips * Understand CRT, projection, and flat panel display devices * Get examples of necessary mathematics, fully explained with practical examples, diagrams, and schematics,


Author: Mark K. Eyer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071389990
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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WEAPONS FOR THOSE ON DTV's FRONTLINES * Decoding key to the mysteries of PSIP * Helpful guidelines for the design of set-top boxes, DTV receivers, video recorders, and cable-ready devices PSIP ANNOTATED You can ease the intense time-to-market pressure in DTV product design and development with this unique, helpful guide. Written by a principal author of the protocol--himself a senior engineer working in DTV device creation--PSIP annotates and explains the complexities of the standard. The only technical guide that offers comprehensive coverage of the standard that you must implement successfully to make digital and interactive TV devices work, this book helps you: * Understand PSIP information, with clear run-throughs on complexities in data representation, tables, and descriptors * Save design time with guidelines, considerations, requirements, and checklists * Design cable-ready devices and use navigation data delivered on the out-of-band channel * Answer questions on PSIP expandability, from reserved fields to private data and collision avoidance * Understand how the "V-chip" system works in digital television * Comply with emergency alert system standards and meet EAS requirements * Get a better grasp on PSIP with information on the standard's background and an insider's history of reasons technical choices were made * Look up needed facts in the complete ATSC A/65 standard The Broadcast Industry's Official Technical Guide to DTV and Interactive Television

U S industry and trade outlook

Author: DRI/McGraw-Hill
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The 37th edition of the U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook is the result of a unique pooling of talent and resources: the International Trade Administration of the U.S. Department of Commerce and The McGraw-Hill Companies, a global provider of business and financial information.

National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

Author: Graham A. Jones
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136034099
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The NAB Engineering Handbook provides detailed information on virtually every aspect of the broadcast chain, from news gathering, program production and postproduction through master control and distribution links to transmission, antennas, RF propagation, cable and satellite. Hot topics covered include HD Radio, HDTV, 2 GHz broadcast auxiliary services, EAS, workflow, metadata, digital asset management, advanced video and audio compression, audio and video over IP, and Internet broadcasting. A wide range of related topics that engineers and managers need to understand are also covered, including broadcast administration, FCC practices, technical standards, security, safety, disaster planning, facility planning, project management, and engineering management. Basic principles and the latest technologies and issues are all addressed by respected professionals with first-hand experience in the broadcast industry and manufacturing. This edition has been fully revised and updated, with 104 chapters and over 2000 pages. The Engineering Handbook provides the single most comprehensive and accessible resource available for engineers and others working in production, postproduction, networks, local stations, equipment manufacturing or any of the associated areas of radio and television.


Author: Bernhard E. Bürdek
Publisher: Birkhäuser
ISBN: 3035603987
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Für Studenten, professionelle Designer und interessierte Laien gleichermaßen unverzichtbar: die umfassend überarbeitete und aktualisierte Auflage dieses Standardwerks zur Produktgestaltung. Es zeichnet die Geschichte und die heutige Ausrichtung des Designs nach und vermittelt die wichtigsten Grundlagen der Designtheorie und -methodologie. Aus dem Inhalt: • Design und Geschichte: Bauhaus; Hochschule für Gestaltung Ulm; Braun; Von der Guten Form zur Designkunst • Design und Globalisierung • Design und Methodologie: Erkenntnismethoden im Design • Design und Theorie: Auf dem Weg zu einer disziplinären Designtheorie • Design und Kontext: Vom Corporate Design zum Strategischen Design • Produktsprache und Produktsemantik • Architektur und Design • Design und Gesellschaft • Design und Technik