Digital Video Processing—1980

Author(s): John Lowry
Publisher: Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers
Publication Date: 1 February 1980
Conference Location: Toronto, ON, Canada
Conference Date: 1 February 1980
Page(s): 51 - 62
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-61482-909-6
DOI: 10.5594/M00435



The end objective of the engineering portion of the motion picture and television industries is to provide the tools for effective visual communication. Advances in engineering technology have brought the film and videotape media progressively closer together during the past decade. The digital technology of the 80s will make further and significant strides toward the eventual creation of one highly versatile electronic motion picture communications tool.