Filmmaking: Broadcast Technology

  • National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook book cover

    National Association of Broadcasters Engineering Handbook

    11th Edition

    Edited by Garrison C. Cavell

    The NAB Engineering Handbook is the definitive resource for broadcast engineers. It provides in-depth information about each aspect of the broadcast chain from audio and video contribution through an entire broadcast facility all the way to the antenna. New topics include Ultra High Definition…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07
    Focal Press

  • How Video Works: From Broadcast to the Cloud book cover

    How Video Works

    From Broadcast to the Cloud, 3rd Edition

    By Diana Weynand, Vance Piccin

    How Video Works raises the curtain on how video is created, scanned, transmitted, stored, compressed, encoded, delivered and streamed to its multitude of destinations. In today’s digital world, every content creator—individual as well as network or corporation—must understand the process of how…

    Paperback – 2015-09-10
    Focal Press

  • Planning and Designing the IP Broadcast Facility: A New Puzzle to Solve book cover

    Planning and Designing the IP Broadcast Facility

    A New Puzzle to Solve

    By Gary Olson

    The transition to computer-based technologies and file-based workflows is one of the most significant changes the broadcast and production industry has seen. Media is produced for multiple delivery platforms: Over the Air, Over the Top, large screen displays, cable, satellite, web, digital signage,…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11
    Focal Press

  • A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers book cover

    A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers

    4th Edition

    By Skip Pizzi, Graham Jones

    A Broadcast Engineering Tutorial for Non-Engineers is the leading publication on the basics of broadcast technology. Whether you are new to the industry or do not have an engineering background, this book will give you a comprehensive primer of television, radio, and digital media relating to…

    Paperback – 2014-03-27
    Routledge

  • Moving Media Storage Technologies: Applications & Workflows for Video and Media Server Platforms book cover

    Moving Media Storage Technologies

    Applications & Workflows for Video and Media Server Platforms

    By Karl Paulsen

    A practical guide to the implementation of state-of-the-art media storage systems. Keep your media assets organized, searchable, protected, and immediately accessible with a clear understanding of the technical concepts and best practice workflows for deploying storage systems for media servers.…

    Paperback – 2011-04-01
    Focal Press

  • Implementing Mobile TV: ATSC Mobile DTV, MediaFLO, DVB-H/SH, DMB,WiMAX, 3G Systems, and Rich Media Applications book cover

    Implementing Mobile TV

    ATSC Mobile DTV, MediaFLO, DVB-H/SH, DMB,WiMAX, 3G Systems, and Rich Media Applications, 2nd Edition

    By Amitabh Kumar

    Implement state-of-the-art Mobile TV networks with this comprehensive guide to the latest technologies and standards, including MediaFLO, ATSC Mobile DTV, and CMMB, the same technologies seeing large-scale rollouts today around the world. You not only gain deep insight into the maze of technologies…

    Paperback – 2010-02-22
    Focal Press

  • Unleashing the Power of Digital Signage: Content Strategies for the 5th Screen book cover

    Unleashing the Power of Digital Signage

    Content Strategies for the 5th Screen

    By Keith Kelsen

    Implement a successful content strategy that optimizes the return-on-message performance of your digital signage program. Learn the message attributes for each of the three core network types (Point of Wait, Point of Sale, and Point of Transit), how to measure the program's effectiveness and strike…

    Paperback – 2010-01-20
    Focal Press

  • Compression for Great Video and Audio: Master Tips and Common Sense book cover

    Compression for Great Video and Audio

    Master Tips and Common Sense, 2nd Edition

    By Ben Waggoner

    Learn how to compress video and audio with optimal quality and minimal hassles. Renowned expert Ben Waggoner teaches you to improve the quality of your final content and develop effective workflows. Understand the basic concepts of vision and hearing, apply that knowledge in the context of…

    Paperback – 2009-11-16
    Focal Press

  • IPTV and Internet Video: Expanding the Reach of Television Broadcasting book cover

    IPTV and Internet Video

    Expanding the Reach of Television Broadcasting, 2nd Edition

    By Wes Simpson, Howard Greenfield

    Make the right IPTV business decisions with a thorough understanding of the technology and the business implications of the broadband video revolution. Master key trends transforming the world of broadcast television and the Web with this guide to hardware, software, Internet applications and the…

    Paperback – 2009-08-10
    Focal Press

  • Technology and Workflows for Multiple Channel Content Distribution: Infrastructure implementation strategies for converged production book cover

    Technology and Workflows for Multiple Channel Content Distribution

    Infrastructure implementation strategies for converged production

    By Philip J. Cianci

    This book addresses the emergence of multi-channel broadcasting. Televisions, PCs, handheld and mobile reception devices now all receive content hat was once solely distributed by broadcast TV.No book currently on the market addresses the production infrastructure necessary to efficiently produce…

    Paperback – 2009-04-02
    Focal Press

  • Digital Video Recorders: DVRs Changing TV and Advertising Forever book cover

    Digital Video Recorders

    DVRs Changing TV and Advertising Forever

    By Jimmy Schaeffler

    Four specific trends are driving the DVR industry: consumer content choice, consumer content control, personalization of content libraries, and the ability to transfer content from device-to-device and person-to-person. "Digital Video Recorders" features a macro and micro views of the already…

    Paperback – 2009-03-23
    Focal Press

  • Video Systems in an IT Environment: The Basics of Professional Networked Media and File-based Workflows book cover

    Video Systems in an IT Environment

    The Basics of Professional Networked Media and File-based Workflows, 2nd Edition

    By Al Kovalick

    Audio/Video (AV) systems and Information Technology (IT) have collided. IT is being leveraged to create compelling networked media and file-based workflows. Video Systems in an IT Environment has helped thousands of professionals in broadcast, post and other media disciplines to understand the key…

    Hardback – 2009-03-12
    Focal Press

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