Chapter 1. Introduction

  1. Professor Iain E. Richardson

Published Online: 20 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470989418.ch1

The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard, Second Edition

The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard, Second Edition

How to Cite

Richardson, I. E. (2010) Introduction, in The H.264 Advanced Video Compression Standard, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470989418.ch1

Author Information

  1. Vcodex Limited, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 16 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470516928

Online ISBN: 9780470989418

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Keywords:

  • analogue TVs;
  • watching TV programmes via internet;
  • DVD - principal medium for playing pre-recorded movies;
  • videoconferencing - video calling;
  • digital video applications - digital television broadcasting;
  • one way and two way video coding scenarios;
  • H.264 advanced video coding;
  • AVC - Advanced Video Coding

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • A change of scene

  • Driving the change

  • The role of standards

  • Why H.264 Advanced Video Coding is important

  • About this book

  • Reference