PSIP: Program & System Information Protocol

Mark Eyer

  • 出版商: McGraw-Hill Education
  • 出版日期: 2002-09-03
  • 售價: $3,470
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$3,297
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 451
  • 裝訂: Hardcover
  • ISBN: 0071389997
  • ISBN-13: 9780071389990
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* Decoding key to the mysteries of PSIP
* Helpful guidelines for the design of set-top boxes, DTV receivers, video recorders, and cable-ready devices


You can ease the intense time-to-market pressure in DTV product design and development with this unique, helpful guide. Written by a principal author of the protocol—himself a senior engineer working in DTV device creation—PSIP annotates and explains the complexities of the standard. The only technical guide that offers comprehensive coverage of the standard that you must implement successfully to make digital and interactive TV devices work, this book helps you:
* Understand PSIP information, with clear run-throughs on complexities in data representation, tables, and descriptors
* Save design time with guidelines, considerations, requirements, and checklists
* Design cable-ready devices and use navigation data delivered on the out-of-band channel
* Answer questions on PSIP expandability, from reserved fields to private data and collision avoidance
* Understand how the “V-chip” system works in digital television
* Comply with emergency alert system standards and meet EAS requirements
* Get a better grasp on PSIP with information on the standard’s background and an insider’s history of reasons technical choices were made
* Look up needed facts in the complete ATSC A/65 standard

The Broadcast Industry’s Official Technical Guide to DTV and Interactive Television


    Chapter 1: Introduction
    Chapter 2: PSIP Design Requirements
    Chapter 3: MPEG-2 Transport
    Chapter 4: Virtual Channels
    Chapter 5: Two-Part Channel Numbers
    Chapter 6: Source IDs
    Chapter 7: Program Content Advisories
    Chapter 8: Caption Services
    Chapter 9: Data Representation
    Chapter 10: The Main PSIP Tables
    Chapter 11: The PSIP Descriptors
    Chapter 12: The Electronic Program Guide
    Chapter 13: Directed Channel Change
    Chapter 14: PSIP Expandability
    Chapter 15: Private Data
    Chapter 16: PSIP and the Digital Cable-Ready Receiver
    Chapter 17: Service Information for Out-of-Band Cable
    Chapter 18: Emergency Alert System
    Chapter 19: NCTA/CEA PSIP Agreement
    Chapter 20: PSIP Implementation
     Appendix A: Acronyms List
     Appendix B: References on the Web
     Appendix C: February 2000 PSIP Agreement
     Appendix D: History of the PSIP Standard