This course investigates the characteristics of video coding with an emphasis on compression and the standards used in IP networks.
Anyone working with MPEG.
Video coding systems, encoding, transmission, decoding. Digital video formats: Old formats (CIF…), PC formats (VGA…), SD, HD, UHD.
What is a CODEC, pictures and audio, digitisation, sampling, quantisation, encoding, compressing.
Lossy, lossless, uncompressed. Quality, bandwidth.
Fps, bitstreams, pictures, frames, fields. Aspect ratios.
Colour perception, RGB, YUV, YCbCr sampling, 4:00, 4:2:0, 4:2:2, 4:4:4.
Picture partitioning, intra prediction, inter prediction, motion estimation, residual coding, in loop filtering, entropy coding.
Relationship with codecs, audio, video. Audio Video Interleave (.avi), .asf, QuickTime, AVCHD, Flash, .mp4, 3gp. MPEG-TS.
Analysing MPEG frames.
H.264/AVC: Profiles MPEG, bit rates, resolution. I, B, P frames, GOP. MPEG 2, MPEG 4, H.264, H.265, VP9, AV1. Hands onand levels, how it works. H.265/HEVC: Profiles and levels, Quadtrees, slices, how it works. Open video coding: VP8, VP9, AV1.
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This structured course uses Instructor Led Training to provide the best possible learning experience. Small class sizes ensure students benefit from our engaging and interactive style of teaching with delegates encouraged to ask questions throughout the course. Quizzes follow each major section allowing checking of learning. Hands on sessions are used throughout to allow delegates to consolidate their new skills.