Price: $2,999.00

Length: 3 Days
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Digital Video Essentials Training

Digital Video Essentials training covers all the essential digital video technologies and next-generation video coding, streaming and packaging technologies with a comparative assessment of the strengths and weaknesses. Specific emphasis is placed on the video QoS, QoE, performance, H.265/HEVC video coding standard, adaptive bit rate streaming, HTTP ABR, HLS, and  MPEG-DASH.

Upon completion of the Digital Video Essentials  Training Seminar, participants will have received a foundation in the entire digital video domain including:

  • Basic theory of analog and digital video signals and their evolution
  • Basic evolution of the digital video
  • Understanding digital Video Signals
  • An analysis of different digital video technologies, including a basic explanation of how they work and their pros and cons relative to each other.
  • A look at video compression technologies including the differences and potential of each
  • A look at digital video packaging and distribution
  • A discussion of IPTV, OTT and MPEG-DASG
  • An overview of various types of video streaming
  • Explanations of content security, encryption, digital certificates, CAS and DRM
  • Advanced Systems Calibration

Topics included:

  • Fundamental Concepts in Video
  • Types of Video Signals
  • Analog Video
  • Digital Video
  • Video and TV Broadcasting
  • TV Interfaces
  • Digital Video Delivery
  • Video Coding Fundamentals
  • MPEG-2/MPEG-2 TS
  • MPEG-4 Standard
  • 264/AVC Standard
  • 265/HEVC Standard
  • Coding Performance of H.264 and H.265
  • Scalable Video Coding (SVC)
  • Multiview Coding
  • Digital Video Delivery
  • Video Distribution and Streaming
  • Broadband TV Landscape
  • Internet TV Delivery Platforms
  • Adaptive Video Streaming
  • Apple HLS
  • Microsoft Silverlight Smooth Streaming
  • Impact of different types of video content and feature sets
  • HEVC coding efficiency
  • Practical performance of popular adaptive streaming platforms
  • Video QoS/QoE
  • Assessing and Enhancing Video Quality

You will also learn about new over-the-top (OTT) online TV advancements, scalable video coding, multiview, 3DTV, video packaging and distribution, ad-insertion, DRM, CAS, middleware and more.
Customized video by Tonex features 11 modules starting with digital video essentials and progressing through digital video delivery, video packaging, internet delivery and digital encoding. Advanced subjects include content management and security, quality of experience, quality of service and QoE/QoS and over the top TV and content delivery networks. The course ends covering IPTV architecture in satellite, cable and internet television.

Course Content

Video Coding Essentials

  • Sampling Formats
  • Video Compression
  • Video Codec Operations
  • Transform Coding
  • Entropy Coding
  • MPEG (H.26x) Standards
  • Group of Pictures (GoP)
  • Motion Estimation and Compensation
  • Non-MPEG Video Coding
  • Constant and Variable Bit Rate Videos (CBR and VBR)
  • Advanced Audio Coding
  • Video Containers
  • Closed Captions
  • Multiview Coding

H.264/AVC Standard

  • 264 Syntax and Semantics
  • 264 Encoder
  • Transform Coding
  • Entropy Coding
  • Motion Vector Search
  • Multiple Reference Slices
  • Scalable Video Coding (SVC)

H.265/HEVC Standard

  • 265 Overview
  • 265 Syntax and Semantics
  • Profiles, Levels, and Tiers
  • Quadtrees
  • Slices
  • Intraprediction and Interprediction
  • Transform, Scaling, and Quantization
  • Entropy Encoding
  • In-Loop Filters
  • Deblocking Filter

Video Distribution and Streaming

  • Adaptive Video Streaming
  • Video Quality and Chunk Efficiency
  • Apple HLS
  • MPEG-DASH (ISO/IEC 23009)
  • Aggregate Adaptive Stream Bandwidth Prediction
  • Internet TV Delivery Platform
  • OTT TV
  • Cloud TV
  • Content Delivery Network

Video QoS and QoE

  • Enhancing Video Quality
  • Distortion Measure
  • Peak Signal to Noise Ratio (PSNR)
  • Error Concealment
  • Color Science
  • Coding Performance of H.262, H.264, and H.265
  • Comparison of H.265 and H.264







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