Chapter2.9

Digital Video Standards and Practices

Karl J. Kuhn

Tektronix, Inc.

Beaverton, OR

Introduction

The progress made in the industry so far would have been wholly impossible without the considerable efforts of organizations such as the AIMS, ARIB, ATSC, CableLabs, CTA, DVB, IEEE, IETF, ISO, NAB, NABA, SCTE, SMPTE, and others. The work done by these organizations is the foundation for bringing order to the benefit of all in the industry. Standards, specifications, and practices should be an integral part of all aspects of project and product life cycles as well as the end-to-end workflow of content. Standards, whether for a new OTT production facilities or for legacy VTR connector pin assignments, are vital for the continued growth of the ...

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