An exposition of the technology of video cameras at all levels from consumer products to professional broadcast and production cameras. Assumes a background in engineering or computer science but not in video technology, and avoids mathematics except when equations can enhance the understanding of the material. After introducing fundamental concepts, explains light and optics, image sensors, camera signal processing, automatic camera operation, cameras used in systems, telecine systems (video movies), camcorders, viewfinders, camera packaging, digital still-picture cameras, specifications and measurements, high- definition television cameras, and the future of video cameras. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Arch C. Luther is president of Arch Luther Associates in Merchantville, New Jersey. He earned his B.S. in electrical engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His distinguished career spans more than 40 years and includes broadcast equipment design at RCA, and consulting in multimedia computing for Intel, IBM, and others. Mr. Luther holds 32 U.S. patents and is the author of nine books, including Principles of Digital Audio and Video, published by Artech House in 1997. He has won both the SMPTE David Sarnoff Gold Medal and RCA David Sarnoff Gold Medal for Outstanding Technical Achievement.
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Book Description Artech House, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P11089006556X
Book Description Artech House, 1998. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition edition. 312 pages. 9.50x6.50x1.00 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk089006556X