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Digital Television, 2nd Edition by Herve Benoit

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Preface

This book does not aim to make the reader an expert in digital television (which the author himself is not). Rather, its purpose is to describe and explain, as simply and as completely as possible, the various aspects of the very complex problems that had to be solved in order to define reliable standards for broadcasting digital pictures to the consumer, and the solutions chosen for the European DVB system (Digital Video Broadcasting) based on the international MPEG-2 compression standard.

The book is intended for readers with a background in electronics and some knowledge of conventional analogue television (a reminder of the basic principles of existing television standards is presented for those who require it) and for those with ...

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