Digital Video: An introduction to MPEG-2 (Digital Multimedia by Barry G. Haskell

By Barry G. Haskell

Electronic Video bargains accomplished assurance of the MPEG-2 audio/visual electronic compression common. The remedy comprises the specifics had to enforce an MPEG-2 Decoder, together with the syntax and semantics of the coded bitstreams. because the MPEG-2 Encoders will not be laid out in the traditional, and are literally heavily held secrets and techniques of many owners, the ebook in simple terms outlines the basics of encoder layout and set of rules optimization.

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Digital Video: An introduction to MPEG-2 (Digital Multimedia Standards Series)

Electronic Video deals complete insurance of the MPEG-2 audio/visual electronic compression commonplace. The therapy comprises the specifics had to enforce an MPEG-2 Decoder, together with the syntax and semantics of the coded bitstreams. because the MPEG-2 Encoders aren't laid out in the traditional, and are literally heavily held secrets and techniques of many proprietors, the publication basically outlines the basics of encoder layout and set of rules optimization.

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The second type of stream supported by MPEG-2 Systems is the Transport Stream, which differs significantly from MPEG-1 Systems as well as the Program Stream. The Transport Stream offers robustness necessary for noisy channels as well as the ability to include multiple programs in a single stream. The Transport Stream uses fixed length packets of size 188 bytes, with a new header syntax. It is therefore more suited for hardware processing and for error correction schemes. Thus the Transport Stream stream is well suited for delivering compressed video and audio over errorprone channels such as coaxial cable television networks and satellite transponders.

The store command is used to request recording of a bitstream on DSM. The second category consists of a set of more advanced operations such as multiuser mode, session reservation, server capability information, directory information, bitstream editing, and others. With the multiuser mode command, more than one user is allowed to access the same server within a session. With the session reservation command, a user can request a server for a session at a later time. The server capability information command allows the user to be notified of the capabilities of the server; example capabilities include playback, fast forward, fast reverse, slow motion, storage, demultiplex, remultiplex, and others.

Not surprisingly, this involves exploiting correlations between different views, and since scalability techniques of MPEG-2 Video already included such techniques, it was considered relatively straightforward to enable use of such techniques via definition of a Profile (which is currently in progress). 3 MPEG-2 Audio Digital multichannel audio systems employ a combination of p front and q back channels; for example, three front channels—left, right, center—and two back channels —surround left and surround right—to create surreal experiences.

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