This article explain how video is created, scanned, transmitted, stored, compressed, encoded, delivered, and streamed to its multitude of destinations.
In today´s digital world, every content creator-individual as well as network or corporation-must understand the process of how video works in order to deliver not only the best quality video, but a digital video file with the most appropriate specifications for each particular use. This complete guide covers key stages of video development, from image capture, to the final stages of delivery and archiving, as well as workflows and new technologies, including Ultra High Definition, metadata, signal monitoring, streaming, and managing video files-all presented in an easy to understand way. If you want to own your space in the world of video, either as a professional or as a content creator, this book has the information you need to succeed.
Since the development of broadcast cameras and television sets in the early 1940s, video has slowly become more and more a part of everyday life. In the early 1950s, it was a treat simply to have a television set in one´s own home. In the 1960s, television brought the world live coverage of an astronaut walking on the moon. With the 1970s, the immediacy of television brought the events of the Vietnam War into living rooms.