ISBN 9788131208014,Television Technology Demystified

Television Technology Demystified



Elsevier India

Publication Year 2006

ISBN 9788131208014

ISBN-10 813120801X


Language (English)
Key Features Learn about complex technical concepts such as interlace scanning and digital compression without complex mathematics, diagrams, and drawings Understand the potentials and limitations of the various and changing production tools available Description "Television Technology Demystified" is written for non-technical television production professionals. Journalists, program producers, camera persons, editors, and other television professionals need to know how equipment works, which performance levels are achievable, how to evaluate the technical quality of picture and sound, and other aspects of production; this book presents these and other essential concepts in a simple and non-mathematical way. Aleksandar-Louis Todorovic, a highly respected and well-known figure in the broadcasting community, has succeeded in making complex technology understandable. Readership Television production professionals, such as producers, editors, and camera persons, who need to understand the tools better; film and television students; broadcasters looking for professional development or additional training Quotes "This book, from a respected and well-known figure in the broadcasting community, presents complex concepts in a simple and non-mathematical way." - Direct Author Information By Aleksandar Louis Todorovic , Chairman of the Board, KOMPANI (Serbia and Montenegro) Table of Contents1. Introduction 2. History of the development of television technology Discovery of photoelectric effects First theoretical projects Scanning John Logie Baird Beginning of the first regular television transmittals 3. Light and the human eye Character of light Measurement of light Primaries Colour triangle Additive and subtractive mixing 4. Generating a television picture Optoelectrical conversion Scanning Interlace vs. Progressive scanning Video signal parameters 5. Colour television Generation of colour images Displays Transmission 6. Colour video signals Primaries Components Composite si