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Digital picture processing for the transmission of HDTV: the progress in Europe
Author(s): Yves-Marie Le Pannerer; Philippe Tourtier
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Paper Abstract

The studies of HDTV systems in Europe have been driven by the concern of a compatible evolution from conventional definition TV to HDTV. This approach has led to the D2- HDMAC packet broadcasting system which is now under development and compatible with the D2-MAC packet system. For professional (contribution) applications digital codecs able to transmit HDTV over 140 Mbit/s links have also been developed and a research program was launched several years ago to address the specific issue of TV and HDTV distribution over digital optical fiber networks such as the future B-ISDN. Again, a compatible approach has been favored for this application with the goal of developing a multiresolution coding system enabling simultaneous decoding of signals of various resolutions. In this paper, the results achieved so far in designing the relevant systems are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1991
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 1567, Applications of Digital Image Processing XIV, (1 December 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.50845
Show Author Affiliations
Yves-Marie Le Pannerer, Thomson-CSF (France)
Philippe Tourtier, Thomson-CSF (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1567:
Applications of Digital Image Processing XIV
Andrew G. Tescher, Editor(s)

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