Communication Technology Update and Fundamentals



Digital Television & Video

Peter B. Seel, Ph.D. and Brian Pauling, Ph.D.*


Why Study Digital Television & Video?

They are ubiquitous technologies, meaning the glow of digital displays can be seen in remote fishing villages north of the Arctic Circle and in houses mounted on stilts above the Amazon River in the most remote parts of Brazil.

Digital motion pictures, online video, and over-the-air television programs are media seen globally in multiple languages on displays of all sizes from mobile phones to IMAX “movie” screens.

Humans like to watch media with moving images, especially if those images have stories that move us emotionally, feature actors we enjoy watching, or televise ...

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