O'Reilly logo

How Video Works, 3rd Edition by Vance Piccin, Diana Weynand

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

4Synchronizing Signals

Video images are generated from a source, such as a camera or computer, and viewed on a device, such as a monitor. In order for the viewed image to be seen in exactly the same way and the same time frame as the generated or original image, there has to be a method for synchronizing the elements of the image. Synchronizing an image is a critical part of the video process.

Synchronizing Signals

As video moves from source to monitor, it is a series of electrical impulses. Whether analog or digital, by wire, fiber optic or through the air, the pulses that make up the picture follow each other one after the other. If you could freeze time then look at individual points along the signal path, you could measure individual voltages ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required