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IEEE Communications Magazine

Issue 8 • Aug. 1991

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  • HDTV broadcasting systems

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):15 - 22
    Cited by:  Papers (3)
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    A brief overview of HDTV broadcasting in the USA, Japan, and Europe is given. The requirements for HDTV broadcast systems are examined. The issue of compatibility is discussed. Standardization activities for HDTV broadcasting are described. The Japanese MUSE (multiple sub-Nyquist sampling encoding) system and the European HD-MAC (high-definition multiplexed analog components) systems are examined ... View full abstract»

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  • HDTV standards

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):10 - 12
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    An overview of relevant International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) activities in the area of high-definition television (HDTV) standardization is presented. The status of the CCIR standards with respect to chromaticity and signal format, picture characteristics, picture scanning characteristic, and analog and digital representation is discussed. It is concluded that the achievement of a sin... View full abstract»

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  • FCC policy on HDTV

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):23 - 24
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    In July 1987, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) established an advisory committee on advanced television (ATV) services. This group operates under a broad charter for the purpose of advising the FCC on the facts and circumstances regarding ATV systems, and recommending policies, standards, and regulations that would facilitate the orderly and timely introduction of ATV services in the... View full abstract»

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  • Industrial application of HDTV

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):25 - 27
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    A summary is presented of the activities of an Interim Working Party (IWP 11/9), set up by the International Radio Consultative Committee (CCIR) to harmonize the standards being developed for HDTV broadcasting with nonbroadcasting HDTV applications. Imaging applications and characteristics across industries are examined. The discussion covers printing, cinema, electronic cinematography, computer a... View full abstract»

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  • HDTV communication systems in broadband communication networks

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):28 - 35
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    Two high-definition television (HDTV) communication systems created for broadband communication networks are discussed. Nationwide HDTV transmission and distribution services and HDTV subscriber distribution services are examined. A network architecture for high-quality HDTV transmission is described. The transmission bit rates of HDTV services, which are the basic factors in constructing the netw... View full abstract»

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  • Digital transport of HDTV on optical fiber

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):36 - 41
    Cited by:  Papers (2)  |  Patents (2)
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    An overview of the broadband integrated services digital network (BISDN) is given. A codec that compresses high-definition television to fit within the roughly 135-Mb/s capacity of a synchronous optical network synchronous transport signal level 3c (SONET STS-3c) signal carrying BISDN asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) cells, thus requiring compression of roughly only 6:1, is described. The order an... View full abstract»

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  • High definition television studio equipment

    Publication Year: 1991, Page(s):42 - 45
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    Currently available Sony high-definition television (HDTV) products for program production are examined. These include cameras, a digital HD recorder, a 1/2-in videocassette recorder, optical disk playback equipment, a digital HD frame recorder, an HD downconverter, large screen reference monitors, and an electron beam recorder. Some HDTV equipment from other manufacturers is briefly described.< View full abstract»

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