Television Receivers Digital Video For Dtv Cable And Satellite

Author: Jerry C. Whitaker
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071395038
Size: 48.72 MB
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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,

Psip

Author: Mark K. Eyer
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071389990
Size: 24.42 MB
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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

Dtv Survival Guide

Author: Jim Boston
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
ISBN: 9780071350617
Size: 38.94 MB
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Successfully navigate the world of DTV If you want to cut through the rampant hyperbole of digital television, and capitalize on the field's real technical opportunities, "DTV Survival Guide" 's informed, point-by-point analysis of facts vs. falsehoods is a real lifesaver. Written by Jim Boston, a digital TV expert and frequent contributor to "Broadcast Engineering" magazine, this no-nonsense book is just what you need to overcome the misconceptions. It's packed with the make-or-break information you need to smoothly handle the federally mandated transition from analog to digital broadcasting, in the best interest of your company--and your career. Offering you page after page of assistance with every key--and costly--decision you must make, the Guide gives you: * All the crystal-clear DSP details and cost analyses you need to handle DTV * Tested methods for keeping your stream away from the "error cliff" * Fail-safe insights into semantic differences among digital languages * Clarifications of key, and often obfuscated, concepts *Pointers on the right technologies for different jobs * Help in making choices that will still work tomorrow

U S Industry And Trade Outlook

Author: DRI/McGraw-Hill
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN:
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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
Size: 71.70 MB
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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.