Isdb digital television

The ISDB (Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting) digital television (DTV) broadcast standard is used in Japan.

ISDB builds on DVB, adding additional services required for Japan. A comparison of the ISDB standards is shown in Table 8.5.

Table 8.5. Comparison of ISDB Standards
Parameter ISDB-T (Terrestrial) ISDB-C (Cable) ISDB-S (Satellite)
Video compression MPEG-2, MPEG-4.10 (H.264)    
Audio compression MPEG-2 AAC, MPEG-4 HE-AAC    
Multiplexing MPEG-2 transport stream    
Modulation BST-OFDM1 QAM PSK
Channel bandwidth 6, 7, or 8 MHz 6, 7, or 8 MHz

Note: 1. BST-OFDM=Bandwidth segmental transmission of OFDM.

The ISDB standard is actually a group of ARIB standards. ISDB uses an MPEG-2 transport stream to convey ...

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