Digital Video Processing for Engineers
A Foundation for Embedded Systems DesignBy
- Suhel Dhanani, Altera Corporation, San Jose, CA, USA
- Michael Parker, Senior DSP Technical Marketing Manager, Altera Corporation, San Jose, CA, USA
Any device or system with imaging functionality requires a digital video processing solution as part of its embedded system design. Engineers need a practical guide to technology basics and design fundamentals that enables them to deliver the video component of complex projects.
This book introduces core video processing concepts and standards, and delivers practical how-to guidance for engineers embarking on digital video processing designs using FPGAs. It covers the basic topics of video processing in a pictorial, intuitive manner with minimal use of mathematics. Key outcomes and benefits of this book for users include: understanding the concepts and challenges of modern video systems; architect video systems at a system level; reference design examples to implement your own high definition video processing chain; understand implementation trade-offs in video system designs.
Electronic design and implementation engineers, software engineers, hardware engineers, system engineers and students with limited or no VP/DSP experience.
Paperback, 232 Pages
Published: October 2012
Introduction; Components of a digital video signal; Resolution and Formats; Video Interfaces; Video Processing; Scaling; De-interlacing; Mixing (Alpha Blending); Sensor processing for image sensors; Entropy and Quantization; Lossy and Lossless Compression; Video Compression Standards and Quality; Video Modulation & Transport; Video over IP; Implementing HD ASICs and FPGAs; Video Bottleneck; Building an HD Video system; Synchronization Issues; Audio; IP Reuse; Debugging Video Systems