Video Demystified

A Handbook for the Digital Engineer

Author: Keith Jack

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 0080553958

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 944

View: 2526


What doesn't have a video component nowadays? IPod, cell phone, computer, they all have video. And, of course, television which is a major source of our entertainment and information. Any engineer involved in designing, manufacturing, or testing video electronics needs this book! Each edition of Video Demystified has sold thousands of copies and answered many questions for electrical engineers across the globe. This fifth edition will keep the engineer up-to-date with next-generation digital video formats - Blu-ray and HD-DVD, development of new audio and video codecs - Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, etc. - along with the all the latest information on HDTV, HDMI and IPTV(TV over the Internet). All broadcast, cable, and satellite standards will be updated to reflect these new codecs and specifications. The book will also aid in the design of devices and infrastructures from analog to digital television transmission - with analog transmission ceasing in early 2009 or before. *The next generation of digital video - Blu-ray and HD-DVD thoroughly introduced *All broadcast and satellite standards completely updated *Essential information for the upcoming transition of television signals from analog to digital

Digital Image Processing and Analysis

Applications with MATLAB and CVIPtools

Author: Scott E Umbaugh

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1498766072

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 873

View: 1744


Digital image processing and analysis is a field that continues to experience rapid growth, with applications in many facets of our lives. Areas such as medicine, agriculture, manufacturing, transportation, communication systems, and space exploration are just a few of the application areas. This book takes an engineering approach to image processing and analysis, including more examples and images throughout the text than the previous edition. It provides more material for illustrating the concepts, along with new PowerPoint slides. The application development has been expanded and updated, and the related chapter provides step-by-step tutorial examples for this type of development. The new edition also includes supplementary exercises, as well as MATLAB-based exercises, to aid both the reader and student in development of their skills.

Real-Time Embedded Components and Systems with Linux and RTOS

Author: Sam Siewert,John Pratt

Publisher: Stylus Publishing, LLC

ISBN: 1944534547

Category: Computers

Page: 500

View: 2666


This book is intended to provide a senior undergraduate or graduate student in electrical engineering or computer science with a balance of fundamental theory, review of industry practice, and hands-on experience to prepare for a career in the real-time embedded system industries. It is also intended to provide the practicing engineer with the necessary background to apply real-time theory to the design of embedded components and systems. Typical industries include aerospace, medical diagnostic and therapeutic systems, telecommunications, automotive, robotics, industrial process control, media systems, computer gaming, and electronic entertainment, as well as multimedia applications for general-purpose computing. This updated edition adds three new chapters focused on key technology advancements in embedded systems and with wider coverage of real-time architectures. The overall focus remains the RTOS (Real-Time Operating System), but use of Linux for soft real-time, hybrid FPGA (Field Programmable Gate Array) architectures and advancements in multi-core system-on-chip (SoC), as well as software strategies for asymmetric and symmetric multiprocessing (AMP and SMP) relevant to real-time embedded systems, have been added. Companion files are provided with numerous project videos, resources, applications, and figures from the book. Instructors’ resources are available upon adoption. FEATURES: • Provides a comprehensive, up to date, and accessible presentation of embedded systems without sacrificing theoretical foundations • Features the RTOS (Real-Time Operating System), but use of Linux for soft real-time, hybrid FPGA architectures and advancements in multi-core system-on-chip is included • Discusses an overview of RTOS advancements, including AMP and SMP configurations, with a discussion of future directions for RTOS use in multi-core architectures, such as SoC • Detailed applications coverage including robotics, computer vision, and continuous media • Includes a companion disc (4GB) with numerous videos, resources, projects, examples, and figures from the book • Provides several instructors’ resources, including lecture notes, Microsoft PP slides, etc.

Optimal Audio and Video Reproduction at Home

Improving the Listening and Viewing Experience

Author: Vincent Verdult

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 0429813171

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 346

View: 2239


Optimal Audio and Video Reproduction at Home is a comprehensive guide that will help every reader set up a modern audio-video system in a small room such as a home theater or studio control room. Verdult covers everything the reader needs to know to optimize the reproduction of multichannel audio and high-resolution video. The book provides concrete advice on equipment setup, display calibration, loudspeaker positioning, room acoustics, and much more. Detailed, easy-to-grasp explanations of the underlying principles ensure the reader will make the right choices, find alternatives, and separate the rigid from the more flexible requirements to achieve the best possible results.

New Trends and Developments in Metrology

Author: Luigi Cocco

Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

ISBN: 9535124773

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 292

View: 2335


Investigating the incessant technology growth and the even higher complexity of engineering systems, one of the crucial requirements to confidently steer both scientific and industrial challenges is to identify an appropriate measurement approach. A general process can be considered effective and under control if the following elements are consciously and cyclically managed: numeric target, adequate tools, output analysis, and corrective actions. The role of metrology is to rigorously harmonize this virtuous circle, providing guidance in terms of instruments, standards, and techniques to improve the robustness and the accuracy of the results. This book is designed to offer an interdisciplinary experience into the science of measurement, not only covering high-level measurement strategies but also supplying analytical details and experimental setups.

Standard Handbook of Electronic Engineering, 5th Edition

Author: Donald Christiansen,Charles Alexander,Ronald Jurgen

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 2200

View: 1367


The Standard Handbook of Electronics Engineering has defined its field for over thirty years. Spun off in the 1960’s from Fink’s Standard Handbook of Electrical Engineering, the Christiansen book has seen its markets grow rapidly, as electronic engineering and microelectronics became the growth engine of digital computing. The EE market has now undergone another seismic shift—away from computing and into communications and media. The Handbook will retain much of its evergreen basic material, but the key applications sections will now focus upon communications, networked media, and medicine—the eventual destination of the majority of graduating EEs these days.

Practicing Spanish Grammar

Author: Christopher J. Pountain,Teresa de Carlos,Angela Howkins

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9781444137712

Category: Foreign Language Study

Page: 231

View: 7001


This new, third edition of Practising Spanish Grammar offers a varied set of exercises which puts Spanish grammatical theory into practice. It can be used alone or with A New Reference Grammar of Modern Spanish. The new edition now features a glossary of grammatical terms, a variety of new and updated exercises, and up-to-date topical and technological vocabulary. The book also provides level indicators with all the exercises so you can select the ones that match your ability. The book also contains the answers to the exercises so you can use this book in class or alone at home.

Opportunities in Television and Video Careers

Author: Shonan F. R. Noronha

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 0071406034

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 199

View: 2968


Provides information for a career in television and video, suggesting possible job positions, advice on how to get started, and statistics on salaries and earnings potential.

Distributed Multimedia

Technologies, Applications, and Opportunities in the Digital Information Industry : a Guide for Users and Providers

Author: Palmer W. Agnew,Anne S. Kellerman

Publisher: Addison-Wesley


Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 484

View: 6924


With global communications systems rapidly converging into a single, interactive, digital network, the efficient, effective, and perhaps profitable conveyance of multimedia information to and from remote locations is now near at hand. How is this convergence building, who are the major players in it, and how will your own future as an information user or provider be affected? This book answers these questions. Authors Agnew and Kellerman, through their teaching, and through their work with IBM's Multimedia Business Unit, have been immersed for years in the development and direction of new information systems. Drawing on their first-hand experience, they describe here, for both technical and not-so-technical readers, the technologies that are making distributed multimedia both possible and affordable. They describe the principal applications and opportunities that have emerged from a combination of these technologies, as well as the associated challenges yet to be met. Through examples, case studies, and interviews with other experts, they illustrate what is both technically feasible and economically viable--what is likely to succeed, and what well may fail. The authors' emphasis throughout this book is on where you fit in, specifically, what you can expect to see and gain from the emergence of distributed multimedia, and how you can actively participate. Whether your interest in the subject is business-related or personal, you will find here a broad perspective on the current state of the digital information industry and a valuable preparation for what's yet to come. 0201765365B04062001