How Video Works: From Broadcast to the Cloud (3rd New edition)

How Video Works: From Broadcast to the Cloud (3rd New edition)

By: Diana Weynand (author), Vance Piccin (author)Paperback

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How Video Works raises the curtain on how video is created, scanned, transmitted, stored, compressed, encoded, delivered and streamed to its multitude of destinations. In today's digital world, every content creator-individual as well as network or corporation-must understand the process of how video works in order to deliver not only the best quality video, but a digital video file with the most appropriate specifications for each particular use. This complete guide covers key stages of video development, from image capture to the final stages of delivery and archiving, as well as workflows and new technologies, including Ultra High Definition, metadata, signal monitoring, streaming and managing video files - all presented in an easy to understand way. Whether you are a professional or new video technician discovering the ins and outs of digital distribution, this book has the information you need to succeed. The updated third edition contains: * New sections on image capture as well as streaming and video workflows * A hands-on approach to using digital scopes and monitoring the video signal * Thorough explanations of managing video files, including codecs and wrappers * In-depth coverage of compression, encoding, and metadata * A complete explanation of video and audio standards, including Ultra HD * An overview of video recording and storage formats * A complete glossary of terms for video, audio and broadcast

About Author

Diana Weynand is an award-winning Producer, Director, Editor, and the co-founder of Rev Up Tech, a leader in training and consulting for emerging technologies. Diana was Supervising Editor for the Barbara Walters Specials, Director and Producer of the Emmy-nominated PBS series Cinematic Eye, and the PBS documentary Endangered Species: The San Francisco Cable Cars, and Online Editor for the Olympics and Real World. She authored Apple's certified Final Cut Pro books, and has written extensiveley on video. Vance Piccin is a freelance Video Editor specializing in Sports, Corporate, Talk Shows, and News Magazines. As Editor and Edit Supervisor, he has covered the NBC Olympics for over ten years, and has garnered seven Emmys in Outstanding Achievement in areas including Graphic Designer, Outstanding Team Studio, and Outstanding Technical Team Remote. Marcus Weise has operated in both production and post production in the television industry. He has been an Associate Director, Online Editor, and Technical Consultant. His many credits include being an Online Editor for CSI.


Introduction The early days From broadcast to the cloud (online) About this book The Medium of Video Types of video signal Analog theory Analog, digital broadcast, online Broadcast standards Types of delivery Digital theory Live video, live linear, on demand Broadcast standards OTT and Beyond - video in the age of the Internet IPTV (Internet Protocol TV) HD and beyond 720p 1080i/p 4k (UHD) 8k Audio for video Acquisition of Video Via camera Tape Digital Capture Analog (capture card) Digital (firewire or import) Storage Disc/tape/raid/cloud Manipulating (or Working) with video Monitoring Waveforms Analog Digital Vectorscopes Histograms Levels Compression How compression works Intraframe Interframe General encoding info Codecs Formats Resolutions Framerates How we encode Locally hardware vs software In the cloud Hybrid Encoding video for the Internet Progressive Download Streaming Adaptive Bit Rate Delivering & Watching Video Transmissions via Online Progressive Download Streaming Adaptive Bit Rate Transmission via Traditional Broadcast OTA Satellite Cable Physical DVD Bluray Tape (professional) Conclusion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781138786011
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 348
  • ID: 9781138786011
  • weight: 658
  • ISBN10: 1138786012
  • edition: 3rd New edition

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