7Part Overview: Coding of Video and Multimedia Content

Oscar Au and Bing Zeng

One major application of multimedia is the vast arrays of consumer electronics, including front-end capturing devices such as digital cameras, camcorders, webcams, camera-phones, surveillance cameras, infrared cameras, and back-end delivery, storage, and display devices such as terrestrial television broadcasting, cable TV, satellite TV, mobile TV, Digital Video Broadcast (DVB), set-top box, peer-to-peer video streaming, YouTube, Facebook, Google, MSN, VCR, Hi-Fi, Digital Video Disk (DVD), Blu-ray, iPad, and so on. With the development of modern networking technologies, particularly high-speed Internet, we can now exchange various kinds of multimedia information with ...

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