Lecture Component Digital Broadcasting and Multimedia Basics
Hours 20 Lecture hours with interspersed student-presented seminars
1 Introduction - Television, computers, multimedia, technology integration.
2-5 Basics of Television - Monochrome vs colour, human visual system, scanning, resolution, video signals.
6-9 Digital Video Broadcasting - Analogue video fundamentals, colour signals, digital standards, sampling, timing.
10-11 Multimedia Concepts – Definition, taxonomy of applications, enabling technologies.
12-14 Multimedia Hardware - Cameras, VCRs, displays, interactive components, data recording principles, storage devices.
15-16 Multimedia Software – Tool boxes, authoring, animation, Internet.
17 Computers & Television - Computer displays, video controllers, computer architectures and data communication.
Lecture Component Emerging Technologies
Hours 10 Lecture hours
1-2 Introduction - Industrial perspective on digital solution, convergence of technologies, world wide standards.
3-6 Applications – Conventional vs advanced television concepts, interactive multimedia, video on demand, case studies.
7-10 Future Systems – Problems facing new technologies, intelligent multimedia, virtual environments, research directions.