19E034VS - Video services

Course specification
Course title Video services
Acronym 19E034VS
Study programme Electrical Engineering and Computing
Module Telecommunications and Information Technologies - Audio and Video Technologies
Type of study bachelor academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
ESPB 6.0 Status mandatory
Condition None
The goal Introduce students into the main concepts of video services development.
The outcome Understanding modern video services, capturing and development of video services.
URL to the subject page
URL to lectures
Contents of lectures Platforms for the video service realization (terrestrial, satellite, cable, IP/internet). Conditional Access Systems (CAS). Digital Rights Management (DRM). Modern video (UHD, SHV, HDR, 3D, augmented video ...). Scalable encoding. Multiplexing video and audio signals. Statistical Multiplexer. Live Video. OTT. VoD. HbbTV. CCTV. Video services development and performance. User interfaces.
Contents of exercises Auditory and laboratory exercises following lectures. Laboratory exercises in a computer lab. Media distribution centers visit.
  1. Benny Bing, Next-generation video coding and streaming, John Wiley & Sons, 2015.
  2. Mathias Wien, High Efficiency Video Coding: Coding Tools and Specification, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2015.
  3. Shahriar Akramullah, Digital Video Concepts, Methods, and Metrics: Quality, Compression, Performance, and Power Trade-off Analysis, Apress New York, 2014.
  4. Herman Kruegle, CCTV Surveillance: Video practices and technology, Elsevier, 2011.
  5. SMPTE journal papers
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, exercises and student assignments.
Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
Pre obligations Points Final exam Points
Activites during lectures 0 Test paper 50
Practical lessons 20 Oral examination 0
Projects 30
Colloquia 0
Seminars 0