A Monolithic Video A/D Converter

Author(s): Willard K. Bucklen
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 November 1978
Conference Location: New York, NY, USA
Conference Date: 1 November 1978
Page(s): 34 - 42
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-907-2
DOI: 10.5594/M00415



For several years, digital processing functions have been finding their way into the television studio. The first large-scale application was in time base correction of video tape recorder outputs. permitting the use of smaller, lower cost recorders in broadcast applications. Since the introduction of the digital TBC in 1973, there have been fascinating new digital developments: special effects generation. noise reduction, video feed synchronization, standards conversion, and even transmission over digital networks and optical communication links.