13E034VS - Video Systems

Course specification
Course title Video Systems
Acronym 13E034VS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications and Information Technologies - Audio and Video Communications
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status elective
Condition None
The goal Introduce students into the main concepts of video production studio. Introduce the production and postproduction processing of video and audio.
The outcome Understanding of the principles of facility network and file transfer within it ( AAF i mxf ). Knowledge skills of the main video and audio measurements.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures TV facility, studio and production equipment. Synchronization principles. Video and audio mixers. Linear and nonlinear editing. Digital interfaces. SDI - SDTI - ASI, routing of video, audio and metadata. Video servers. Automatization in the broadcast facility. AAF, mxf. Virtual sets. Motion capture. Video and audio masurements.
Contents of exercises Auditory exercises following lectures. Laboratory exercises in a computer lab simulating the main proceses in the production studio.
  1. Karl Paulsen, Moving Media Storage Technologies Applications & Workflows for Video and Media, 2011.
  2. Al Kovalick, Video Systems in an IT Environment, Focal Press, 2005.
  3. E. P. J. Tozer, Broadcast Engineer’s Reference Book, Focal Press, Oxford, 2004.
  4. C. Wootton, A practical guide to video and audio compression, Focal Press, Oxford, 2005.
  5. Actual materials from internet and articles from magazines
Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
Lectures Exercises OTC Study and Research Other classes
3 1 1
Methods of teaching Lectures, auditory and laboratory exercises in a computer lab.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 50
Practical lessons 0 Oral examination 0
Colloquia 0
Seminars 50