This page lists resources on the Internet concerning video. I make no claim concerning completeness or accuracy, but I hope you find this useful!
DMOZ. the open directory project, has a page of links on television technology.
I just discovered two very good articles, with excellent graphics, at TJFX in London, on Digital compositing: part one and part two.
Application notes, by Mark Everett at Videotek
RF CURRENT, by Doug Lung
8-VSB by Zenith
BBC R&D Papers
including a very good MPEG-2 Video compression, tutorial by P.N. Tudor,
and an excellent paper by J.H. Stott, Explaining some of the magic of COFDM
John Watkinson - need we say more?
Rick Davis Digital Video page
Chris Pirazzi's excellent [though somewhat SGI-specific] Lurker's Guide to Video
Tektronix - Measurement notes - App Notes
Dave Wilson's FOURCC (Four Character Code) - you thought there were too many video recording formats in the studio world, wait 'til you see the definitive list from PC space!
Tomi Engdahl's Video Technology Page - a huge bunch o' links
Larry Jandro's home page
DVD Frequently Asked Questions by Jim Taylor at VideoDiscovery
Dolby AC-3 Audio Coding information on the Lucasfilm THX pages. This is an excellent overview; if you want detailed specifications you should access the ATSC A52 standard available at the ATSC web site.
The MPEG FAQ.
Colour Technology Forum
Colour Charts from IEC 1146-1
Pilot European Image Processing Archive maintained by Adrian Clark
John Cowie's video engineering information (w/ SCART)
Rob Lingelbach's Telecine Internet Group
Hi-Vision Promotion Center (HDTV)
Steven Hosgood's PAL Plus pages
I2C Zone, I2C FAQ.
Video is just pictures but television includes sound. See the AES links page.
PBS - ATV transmission planning questions for public television stations
WebOvision's Television Links
Adrian Verity's Control-L page
What Is DV? (DVC? DVCAM? DVCPRO?) by Bertel Schmitt and Alexei Gerulaitis
Video recording formats
Dave Moisan's Closed Caption Link Page
Rich Young's Video & the Internet: A Bookmarked Introduction
OII - Video Interchange Standards
Video Display Evaluation Suite
TV Net E-mail addresses
In a category of his own: Vision Unlimited/LA by C.R. Caillouet - HDTV system & location engineering, par excellence. The LA is Louisiana, not Los Angeles - C.R. is Cajun, eh!
sci.engr.television.advanced concerns engineering issues of advanced television, particularly high definition television (HDTV).
sci.engr.television.broadcast concerns television production and broadcasting, primarily conventional television.
Inside Cable U.K. publication.
Electronic Engineering Times (EE Times)
A Technical Introduction to Digital Video by - you guessed it - Charles Poynton
Video Demystified by Keith Jack
Charles - links
Albacores-IP My colleague Pasquale Leone has launched his small company; he is designing cores for video and audio signal processing. Today, Albacores offers a multistandard TV audio decoder and a TV-VBI data slicer; more products are forthcoming.
Adaptec - Consumer and Professional Digital Video Recording and Data Formats (actually, DV and IEEE 1394)
HD VISION, HD VISION FAQs, and HD VISION's links
Grass Valley Group
Philips Sound & Vision - New Technologies
Sony Digital Handycam
Electronic Theatre Controls, Inc - SMPTE [timecode] QuickGuide