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Electronics & Communication Engineering Journal

Issue 1 • Date Feb 1997

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  • DVB specifications for broadcast-related interactive TV services

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):38 - 42
    Cited by:  Patents (4)
    IEEE is not the copyright holder of this material | Click to expandAbstract | PDF file iconPDF (608 KB)

    Following on from the early success of the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Project, the next step is to enable DVB-compliant receivers to support an attractive range of interactive services. Various types of interactive services are described. The implications for standards are then listed and the specifications summarised. The specifications include a set of network-independent protocols, as wel... View full abstract»

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  • Multimedia services and data broadcasting via satellite

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):33 - 37
    Cited by:  Papers (1)  |  Patents (12)
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    Since 1995 EUTELSAT, as well as other service providers (in Europe and worldwide), in collaboration with industrial partners and research institutions have been developing digital platforms for providing multimedia services as well as data broadcasting via satellite services. These digital platforms are based on the same technologies as those used for the emerging digital television and radio serv... View full abstract»

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  • DVB-T: the COFDM-based system for terrestrial television

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):28 - 32
    Cited by:  Papers (45)  |  Patents (2)
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    In early 1996, the European DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) Project finalised what is now called the `common 2k/8k specification' for terrestrial television transmission. This specification is an important cornerstone of digital video broadcasting in Europe and numerous other countries in the world. Called DVB-T, it is based on the channel-coding algorithms the DVB Project had earlier devised for... View full abstract»

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  • DVB conditional access

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):21 - 27
    Cited by:  Papers (12)  |  Patents (64)
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    The DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) Project's development of common elements of conditional-access technology for digital TV is described, including the common scrambling system, Simulcrypt and the common interface. The regulation of conditional-access activity in Europe through an European Directive built on a DVB consensus position is outlined and the initial market development is described View full abstract»

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  • Digital Video Broadcasting

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):2 - 4
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  • A tutorial on the Digital Audio-Visual Council (DAVIC) standardisation activity

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):46 - 56
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (5)
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    International compatibility for the distribution of video and multimedia content through communication networks is something which has thus far not been achieved. New digital systems provide an opportunity for global compatibility between audio and video transmission and full multimedia communications incorporating text, data, audio, still and moving video in an interactive environment. It is with... View full abstract»

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  • DVB channel coding standards for broadcasting compressed video services

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):11 - 20
    Cited by:  Papers (4)  |  Patents (6)
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    Video compression has been of interest to broadcasters for many years. Professional applications based on ITU-R standards are already in use in the contribution and distribution chain. The goal of transmitting digitally compressed video to the home was also approached but with reduced success until the development of video compression standards, such as MPEG, which permit the low bit rates needed ... View full abstract»

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  • Microwave Ring Circuits And Antenna's [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 37
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  • DAVIC: striving to achieve the benefits of openness

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):43 - 45
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    The convergence of computing, communications and consumer electronics brings enormous opportunity for industrial growth, for efficiency generally in the management of complexity, and for creativity in social and entertainment pursuits. It also beings confusion, uncertainty and ambiguity, which can be debilitating for users and expensive in waste and in the churn of obsolescent products. The Digita... View full abstract»

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  • The DVB project: philosophy and core system

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s):5 - 10
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    The DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting) project was established to develop comprehensive specifications for digital television broadcasting. In three years it has completed work on a range of specifications covering broadcast delivery by all currently used means. The systems are founded on the MPEG-2 coding and multiplex specifications. Additional elements have been added to meet specific broadcastin... View full abstract»

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  • Digital Broadcasting [Book Review]

    Publication Year: 1997, Page(s): 45
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