Chapter 23

Introduction to Video Processing

Abstract

The importance of this chapter is on the processing of video. Video signal processing is used throughout the broadcast industry, the surveillance industry, in many military applications and is the basis of many consumer technologies. Video data can be in several formats, which are introduced and explained. Support for both color and black/white video is explained. Important concepts such as color spaces and interlacing/deinterlacing are covered. The primary video interfaces and cabling standards are also introduced. The need for video compression is also covered.

Keywords

Chroma scaling; Color spaces; Deinterlacing; Pixels; Video compression; Video signal processing
Video signal processing is used ...

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