This chapter and the next chapter discuss the main technologies using in TV signals and outlines the usage of digital TV. The five main classes of motion video are:
  • High-definition television (HDTV).

  • Studio-quality digital television (SQDV).

  • Current broadcast-quality television.

  • VCR-quality television.

  • Low-speed video conferencing quality.


Video Signal Motion Video Line Period Blue Signal Video Trace 
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Extra notes

  1. 1.
    In Europe, the standard adopted for whiteness is the color temperature is 6500K.Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    Multicasting is the technique that allows several program streams in a single channel. It uses digital video compression (DVC).Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bill Buchanan
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  1. 1.Napier UniversityScotland

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