MPEG-2 Digital Video

Background to Digital Video

Exciting things are going on in the world of digital TV - developments which are going to impact everyone in the UK and far beyond. Digital TV standards can do much, much, more than just transmit video pictures! The following pages aim to provide a technical description of the main parts of the Digital System.

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References to Digital Video

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Research Projects in ERG using Digital Video

The Communications Group of the Electronics Research Group (ERG) are investigating various aspects of this digital TV revolution as part of the study of Future Networks. Information about research activities is also available from the WWW server.