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The course starts with an introduction to the basic principles behind compression.
A brief history of compression
The course progresses with a brief look at the beginnings of video, audio and data compression explaining the early attempts, technical constraints and early achievements.
A technical summary of JPEG and MPEG1
Using graphics predominantly rather than mathematics, this part of the course explains the basic principles behind two of the most important early compression techniques, still in wide use today.
This section explains the most important compression system used in broadcast to date.
Problems in compression
This part of the course looks at how data, audio and video compression break down, and what happens when it does.
Audio compression technologies
This section of the course explains how audio compression works. It explains how audio compression is used in the professional arena and how consumer audio compression delivers quality and very low bit rates.
Part of the course explains how data compression differs from media compression, and why it is important in broadcast.
MPEG-4 and H264 (AVC)
This part of the course looks at the new ‘kid on the block’ set to revolutionise the television business.
Streaming feed and podcasting
This part of the course looks at the emerging market for web based radio and television. It explains how new compression technologies are being used to leverage new business models for broadcasters, while presenting a whole new set of challenges for programme makers.