Author : Richard Brice
Description:A concise and affordable guide to this very hot topic.The Newnes Guide to Digital Television provides a down-to-earth guide to all aspects of Digital TV, encompassing the electronics of the equipment, data compression, TV production, servicing, and the different transmission methods - terrestrial, satellite and cable. The book introduces the basic theory of digital technology and demystifies the world of MPEG-2. It also covers the process of broadcast from camera to transmitter, the workings of the receiver from antenna to tube, and the technology of encryption and the set-top box.Thus, this book provides an overview of Digital TV for specialists in any one area as well as an introduction for those who want to gain a basic grasp of the technology. It is essential reading for managers in equipment design and manufacture, broadcasting and transmission. Above all, this book will provide service engineers and installers with a working knowledge of all aspects of Digital TV. Students and lecturers will find in this Newnes Guide all they need to know about this important new technology.