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Grand Alliance HDTV system
Author(s): Eric D. Petajan; John Mailhot
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Paper Abstract

The Grand Alliance was formed to define and contrast a system for the delivery of HDTV using terrestrial broadcast channels. This system is composed of the best components from previously competing systems before the FCC. MPEG-2 syntax is used with novel encoding techniques to deliver a set of video scanning formats for a variety of applications. This paper describes the important features and concepts embodied in the Grand Alliance system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 May 1994
PDF: 14 pages
Proc. SPIE 2186, Image and Video Compression, (1 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.173918
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Eric D. Petajan, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)
John Mailhot, AT&T Bell Labs. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2186:
Image and Video Compression
Majid Rabbani; Robert J. Safranek, Editor(s)

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