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Issue 1 • Date Jan. 2006

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  • [Front cover]

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s): c1
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  • Put your technology leadership in writing

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  • Proceedings of the IEEE publication information

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  • Special Issue on Global Digital Television: Technology and Emerging Services

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):5 - 7
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  • Overview of Digital Television Development Worldwide

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):8 - 21
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    This special issue of the proceedings of the IEEE presents a systematical and complete tutorial on digital television (DTV), produced by a team of DTV experts worldwide. This introductory paper puts the current DTV systems into perspective and explains the historical background and different evolution paths that each system took. The main focus is on terrestrial DTV systems, but satellite and cabl... View full abstract»

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  • Digital Television Station and Network Implementation

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):22 - 36
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    The comparatively recent introduction of digital transmission provides superior video and audio quality and increased capabilities for new services. However, for many years broadcast stations and networks have been transitioning to digital systems for various aspects of production and distribution. The introduction of digital TV has required further major changes to broadcast stations and networks... View full abstract»

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  • The ATSC Digital Television System

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):37 - 43
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    The ATSC digital television standard describes a system designed to transmit high-quality video and audio, and ancillary data within a single 6-MHz terrestrial television broadcast channel. This paper outlines the overall architecture of the system and serves as an introduction to the papers that follow in this special issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE. View full abstract»

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  • ATSC RF, Modulation, and Transmission

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):44 - 59
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    The developmental aspects and technical characteristics of the ATSC RF transmission standard ("8-VSB") are presented. An exposition is given of the planning and allocation methods that were developed, which are generally applicable to the introduction of a simulcast DTV service independent of the type of modulation used. Additional modulation enhancements (E-VSB)are explained. Techniques for imple... View full abstract»

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  • ATSC Video and Audio Coding

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):60 - 76
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    In recent decades, digital video and audio coding technologies have helped revolutionize the ways we create, deliver, and consume audiovisual content. This is exemplified by digital television (DTV), which is emerging as a captivating new program and data broadcasting service. This paper provides an overview of the video and audio coding subsystems of the Advanced Television Systems Committee (ATS... View full abstract»

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  • The ATSC Transport Layer, Including Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP)

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):77 - 101
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    The basic concepts of the transport layer of the ATSC digital television system, including multiplexing, timing, and synchronization, are presented. Constraints on and extensions to the MPEG-2 Systems standard are discussed, including the important extension that adds Program and System Information Protocol (PSIP). Transport related aspects of private data carriage and conditional access are also ... View full abstract»

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  • Data Broadcasting and Interactive Television

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):102 - 118
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    This paper provides an overview of the digital television (DTV) data broadcast service and interactive service technologies that have been deployed over the last ten years. We show how these trials have led to the development of data protocol and software middleware specifications, worldwide. Particular attention is given to the series of standards established by the Advanced Television System Com... View full abstract»

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  • ATSC DTV Receiver Implementation

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):119 - 147
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    Receivers of broadcast digital television (DTV) service operate in an often difficult environment of electrical interference, multiple other TV signals in close frequency proximity, multipath, wide dynamic range input signals, and uncertain antenna choice and installation. Receivers must demodulate and decode the signal and optimize its processing for different display technologies-a process that ... View full abstract»

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  • Carriage of Digital Video and Other Services by Cable in North America

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):148 - 157
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    This paper presents an overview of digital television and digital audio delivery in North America. The paper begins with an overview of cable's digital video/audio architecture and technology, covering standards and specifications for video, audio, transport, and system/service information, transmission and signaling, security, and digital program (ad) insertion. The paper concludes with an overvi... View full abstract»

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  • Satellite Direct-to-Home

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):158 - 172
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    An overview of satellite direct-to-home (DTH) digital television in the Americas is presented, including history, service applications, and a reference architecture identifying key system building blocks. Satellite DTH's relationship to and differences from terrestrial ATSC are highlighted. The paper concludes with notes on the technology evolutions that allowed the introduction of digital DTH sat... View full abstract»

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  • DVB-The Family of International Standards for Digital Video Broadcasting

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):173 - 182
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    This paper presents an overview of the fields of technology addressed by technical specifications created by the DVB Project (DVB). It serves as an introduction to the section of the special issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE in which a number of very recent DVB technologies will be explained in detail. The overview starts with an explanation of the wide field of application which the members of... View full abstract»

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  • Terrestrial DVB (DVB-T): A Broadcast Technology for Stationary Portable and Mobile Use

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):183 - 193
    Cited by:  Papers (51)  |  Patents (7)
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    Digital video broadcasting-terrestrial (DVB-T) is the name of the terrestrial transmission system which was developed by the DVB Project. DVB-T is in operation in many countries around the world. This paper analyzes the features of the system. It describes its capabilities with a special emphasis on mobile reception and looks at the introduction of DVB-T in Germany using the launch of DVB-T in thi... View full abstract»

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  • DVB-H: Digital Broadcast Services to Handheld Devices

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):194 - 209
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    This paper gives a brief review of the new Digital Video Broadcasting-Handheld(DVB-H) standard. This is based on the earlier standard DVB-T, which is used for terrestrial digital TV broadcasting. The new extension brings features that make it possible to receive digital video broadcast type services in handheld, mobile terminals. The paper discusses the key technology elements-4K mode and in-depth... View full abstract»

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  • DVB-S2: The Second Generation Standard for Satellite Broad-Band Services

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):210 - 227
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    DVB-S2 is the second-generation specification for satellite broad-band applications, developed by the Digital Video Broadcasting (DVB) Project in 2003. The system is structured as a toolkit to allow the implementation of the following satellite applications: TV and sound broadcasting, interactivity (i.e., Internet access), and professional services, such as TV contribution links and digital satell... View full abstract»

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  • Technologies for DVB Services on the Internet

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):228 - 236
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    In 2004 DVB approved the first edition of the DVB IP Handbook, intended to support the first commercial deployments of Internet TV services. The specifications in the handbook standardize technologies at the receiver interface, to enable TV, radio, and general interactive multimedia services over IP-based networks. This paper gives an overview of the specifications, beginning with the reference ar... View full abstract»

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  • The DVB Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) and Related Specifications

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):237 - 247
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    For some years, digital pay television services have been accompanied by software applications which are downloaded from the broadcast into the set-top boxes in the living room and executed there. The formats and protocols used for these are proprietary. In 2000, after a long and difficult development process, the DVB Project offered to the world an open standard specification to support the execu... View full abstract»

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  • Outline of ISDB Systems

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):248 - 250
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    Integrated Service Digital Broadcasting (ISDB) is the name of the set of digital broadcasting standards in Japan covering terrestrial, satellite,and cable transmission with common format for multiplexing which enable transmission of high definition television as well as data broadcasting. This paper shows the outline of the standards and the updated service features in Japan. View full abstract»

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  • Transmission System for ISDB-T

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):251 - 256
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    The Association of Radio Industries and Businesses in Japan decided the specifications for a digital terrestrial broadcasting system called ISDB-T in 1998. The ISDB-T transmission system is recommended in ITU-R Recommendation BT.1306. Planning criteria of the ISDB-T system are recommended in ITU-R Recommendation BT.1368. This paper describes the transmission scheme of the ISDB-T system. First, it ... View full abstract»

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  • Transmission System for ISDB-T/sub SB/ (Digital Terrestrial Sound Broadcasting)

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):257 - 260
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    In the Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting-Terrestrial Sound Broadcasting (ISDB-T/sub SB/)transmission system, a narrow-band orthogonal frequency division multiplexing with one or three segment(s) is adopted. It is robust against multipath interferences in urban radio wave transmission. In addition, it is capable of mobile reception because of time interleaving. A transmission bandwidth of 43... View full abstract»

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  • Application of MPEG-2 Systems to Terrestrial ISDB (ISDB-T)

    Publication Year: 2006, Page(s):261 - 268
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    NHK has developed the band segmented transmission orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (BST-OFDM) scheme for the transmission system of Integrated Services Digital Broadcasting-Terrestrial (ISDB-T). This scheme provides the great advantages of hierarchical transmission and partial reception. To provide commonality with other systems, the transport signal of ISDB-T adopts the MPEG-2 transport... View full abstract»

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