DTV: The Revolution in Digital Video

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McGraw Hill Professional, Jan 25, 2001 - Performing Arts - 784 pages
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Exhaustive compendium of DTV details

Now there’s an up-to-the-minute edition of the #1 guide to digital television. And none too soon, because in the two years since the last edition was published, DTV has undergone dizzying technical and regulatory changes. You’ll find them all covered in Jerry Whitaker’s DTV: The Revolution in Digital Video, Third Edition.This engineering-level guide to the ATSC DTV standard and its impact on the television broadcast industry is loaded with examples, detailed diagrams and schematics. It’s a tutorial for all ATSC and SMPTE standards and FCC regulations guiding DTV licensing and applications. This timely edition explores the implications of datacasting and interactive television…harmonizing DTV with the European DVB system…and the bristling controversy over the ATSC standard’s suitability for urban broadcast. A dedicated Website, updated monthly, ensures that you’ll stay on top of all fast-breaking news and developments in the field.

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About the author (2001)

Jerry Whitaker is the President of Technical Press, Inc. and former Editor in Chief of Broadcast Engineering. He is the author of more than 25 technical books, including the landmark Standard Handbook of Video and Television Engineering, Third Edition, and Communications Receivers, Third Edition, both from McGraw-Hill. He resides in Morgan Hill, California.

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