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Digital Video and HD, 2nd Edition by Charles Poynton

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Introduction tocomponent SD

In Raster scanning, on page 83, I introduced the concepts of raster scanning; in Introduction to luma and chroma, on page 121, I introduced the concepts of colour coding in video. This chapter combines the concepts of raster scanning and colour coding to form the basic technical parameters of the 480i and 576i SD systems. This chapter concerns modern systems that use component colour – digital YC B C R (BT.601), or analog Y’P B P R. In Introduction to composite NTSC and PAL, on page 135, I will describe NTSC and PAL composite video encoding.

Scanning standards

Two scanning standards are in use for conventional analog television broadcasting in different parts of the world. The 480i29.97 system is used primarily ...

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