Video basics

Video basics

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This chapter discusses video basics. In this regard, we will first look at image formation and colour video. Interlaced/progressive video is explained, and its impact on the signal bandwidth and display units is discussed. Representation of video in digital form and the need for bit rate reductions will be addressed. Finally, the image formats to be coded for various applications and their quality assessments will be analysed.

Inspec keywords: video coding; video codecs; video signals

Other keywords: image compression; image formation; colour video; standard codec; advanced video coding; video basic; image format; quality assessment; signal bandwidth

Subjects: Image and video coding

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