What doesn't have a video component nowadays? i-Pod, cell phone, computer, they all have video, and, of course, television which is a major source of our entertainment and information. Any engineer involved in designing, manufacturing, or testing video electronics needs this book! Each edition of Video Demystified has sold thousands of copies and answered many questions for engineers across the globe. This fifth edition will keep you up-to-date on the use of next-generation video and audio codecsH.264, VC-1, Dolby Digital Plus, DTS-HD, etc.along with the all the latest information on how to convey and process related data, such as closed captioning, aspect ratio information, and the new xvYCC color space being widely adopted. All broadcast, cable, and satellite specifications are being updated to take advantage of these new codecs and standards. Key Features *Latest information on how the new audio and video codecs are being used *All broadcast, cable, and satellite standards completely updated *Essential information for the upcoming transition of television signals from analog to digital About the Author Keith Jack is Director of Product Marketing at Sigma Designs. Sigma Designs develops and markets high-performance, highly-integrated System-on-a-Chip (SoC) semiconductors for IPTV Set-top Boxes, Blu-ray and HD DVD Players/Recorders, HDTVs, Digital Media Adapters, and Portable Media Players. Prior to joining Sigma Designs, Mr. Jack held various marketing and chip design positions at Harris Semiconductor, Brooktree, and Rockwell International. He has been involved in over 40 multimedia chips for the consumer market.Jack, Keith is the author of 'Video Demystified A Handbook for the Digital Engineer', published 2007 under ISBN 9780750683951 and ISBN 0750683953.