Understanding Digital Television: An Introduction to DVB Systems with Satellite, Cable, Broadband and Terrestrial TV Distribution

Understanding Digital Television: An Introduction to DVB Systems with Satellite, Cable, Broadband and Terrestrial TV Distribution

By: Lars-Ingemar Lundstrom (author)Paperback

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With the milestones of Digital TV and HDTV, there are lots of questions to be asked about television of today... Understanding Digital Television explains complex technical systems and solutions in an easy to comprehend manner along with visual 3D graphics. It helps non-technical individuals such as managers, executives, general media professionals, as well as TV and home cinema enthusiasts gain a practical understanding of the equipment, technical aspects of digital television, and various ways of distributing. Most examples are from a European perspective, but also include comparisons with North American systems. This book answers the confusing questions about new devices and digital formats, what to do when the analog TV transmitters are switched off, watching TV using your broadband connection, and much more.

About Author

Lars-Ingemar Lundstrom is the Product Development Manager for Teracom, a terrestrial broadcast service company owned by the Swedish government, and is engaged in Business Media Systems and Television, Digital Signage Broadcasting, Virtual TV and IP Television for Point of Sales and Cinema Applications. Lunstrom holds a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering and is a published author with works that include: Satellit-TV Handboken, Kabel-TV Handboken, and Digital-TV Handboken.

Contents

1 The History of Television 2 What is Digital TV? 3 Satellite TV 4 Digital TV by Satellite 5 Digital TV by Cable 6 Digital TV by Terrestrial Transmitters 7 Digital TV by Broadband 8 How to choose the Equipment 9 Digital TV on Disc 10 The Consumer 11 HDTV and the future of Television

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780240809069
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 328
  • ID: 9780240809069
  • weight: 635
  • ISBN10: 0240809068

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