HDTV Communication and Coding in Europe

Ludwig STENGER  Hans Georg MUSMANN  Ken D. McCANN  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Communications   Vol.E75-B   No.5   pp.319-326
Publication Date: 1992/05/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: INVITED PAPER (Special Issue on Video Coding and Its Applications)
HDTV,  standards,  studio technologies,  transmission technologies,  coding,  

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The present status of HDTV in Europe and the concept of an evolutionary introduction of HDTV broadcasting is described. Corresponding HDTV standards and studio technologies are outlined. Analog transmission techniques like HD-MAC as well as coding techniques for digital transmission are presented. Also some informations about investigations for non-broadcast applications are given.