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Video Over IP by Wes Simpson

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3 VIDEO BASICS

A basic understanding of video and audio signals will make our discussions of video transport much easier to comprehend and to put in context. Readers with significant video experience may choose to skip reading this chapter, but be advised that we will be covering some terminology that will be used in much of the remainder of this book. By the end of this chapter, readers should have a good understanding of the different types of analog and digital video signals, should have gained some background about audio and other signals that can accompany video signals, and should have had a brief look at some of the different ways in which video and audio signals can be switched.

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