Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Wolfgang Hoeg1,† and
  2. Thomas Lauterbach2
  1. Wolfgang Hoeg,
  2. Thomas Lauterbach,
  3. Egon Meier-Engelen and
  4. Henrik Schulze

Published Online: 2 APR 2002

DOI: 10.1002/0470841702.ch1

Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications

Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications

How to Cite

Hoeg, W., Lauterbach, T., Meier-Engelen, E. and Schulze, H. (2002) Introduction, in Digital Audio Broadcasting: Principles and Applications (eds W. Hoeg and T. Lauterbach), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470841702.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Berlin, Germany

  2. 2

    University of Applied Sciences, Nürnberg, Germany

  1. (formerly head of division at Deutsche Telekom Berkom)

  1. (formerly head of division at Deutsche Telekom Berkom)

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 APR 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471858942

Online ISBN: 9780470841709

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Keywords:

  • EUREKA 147 DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting);
  • DAB;
  • history;
  • standardisation;
  • ETSI;
  • EBU;
  • ITU-R;
  • ISO/IEC;
  • DAB platforms;
  • digital broadcasting;
  • ADR;
  • DVB;
  • DRM;
  • web-casting services

Summary

Chapter 1 Introduction covers general and side information concerning the development and standardisation of the EUREKA 147 DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) system. The chapter describes:

  • The benefits of the DAB system

  • The history of the origins

  • International standardisation activities, such as from ETSI, EBU, ITU-R, ISO/IEC

  • The international projects and DAB platforms for development and introduction of DAB

  • Relations to other digital broadcasting systems, such as ADR (Astra Digital Radio), DVB (Digital Video Broadcasting), DRM (Digital Radio Mondiale) or Web-casting services