MPEG-2, MPEG-4 and DVB Essentials

  • COURSE DURATION

    3 Days

  • COURSE OVERVIEW

    This 3-day technical course provides an understanding of the technologies, vocabulary, techniques and consequences of MPEG audio and video signal processing. The course covers the conversion of the audio and video baseband signals into MPEG elementary streams and transport streams, DVB modulation schemes and SI tables. Throughout the course, there will be plenty of opportunities to ask the instructor questions to help clarify understanding.

  • COURSE PROGRAMME

    ​• MPEG-2 video compression
    • MPEG-4 coding
    • MPEG in practice
    • MPEG audio compression
    • MPEG-2 system layer
    • DVB
    • System considerations

  • COURSE CONTENT

    A detailed course brochure is available on request. Either click here to complete the contact form or call our office on +44 (0)1962 920 123.

  • WHO WILL BENEFIT?

    This technical course is aimed primarily at technical staff working in a broadcast environment who need an understanding with the specific technologies and issues of this field.

  • TECHNICAL LEVEL

    This is a technical course and an ability to assimilate and understand general technical concepts is essential. A general familiarity with broadcast audio and video concepts is assumed. If you are unsure about the technical level of the course then either click here to complete the contact form or call our office on +44 (0)1962 920 123.

  • LEARNING OUTCOMES

    Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
    • Describe the MPEG audio and video compression process
    • Understand the limitations and effects of signal compression
    • Describe the MPEG Elementary and Transport streams
    • Understand the issues involved in manipulating MPEG signals
    • Describe the artefacts resulting from MPEG compression

  • 2018 COURSE DATES & REGISTRATION

    The course will take place on the following dates in 2018:

    Course Code BR2305
    Day 1 – Wednesday 23 May 2018, Registration: 9:00-9:30 AM, Start: 9:30 AM, Finish: 5:00 PM
    Day 2 – Thursday 24 May 2018, Start: 9:00 AM, Finish: 5:00 PM
    Day 3 – Friday 25 May 2018, Start: 9:00 AM, Finish: 4:30 PM
    CLICK TO REGISTER FOR BR2305

  • COURSE FEE

    £1495 + £299 VAT = £1794 GBP
    UK Value Added Tax (VAT) is charged at 20%

  • WHAT’S INCLUDED?

    Course fees cover tuition, morning and afternoon refreshments, lunches and full-colour printed notes. Each participant will also receive a PDF Certificate of Attendance. Accommodation and travel costs are not included in the course fees.

  • TRAVEL

    Rohde & Schwarz UK, Ancells Business Park, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 2UZ, UK

    Travel by Car
    Ample car parking is available at Rohde & Schwarz UK.

    Travel by Train
    The nearest railway station is Fleet, Station Approach, Fleet, Hampshire, GU51 3QY, UK.
    Rohde & Schwarz UK is 15 mins walk from the railway station or a short taxi ride.

    Travel by Air
    Heathrow airport is 26 miles (42 km) and Gatwick airport is 48 miles (77 km) from Rohde & Schwarz UK. If you are travelling by air, then we can reserve a taxi for you. The driver will meet you at arrivals and transfer you either to your hotel or directly to the course venue. Please call our office on +44 (0)1962 920 123 if you require any travel assistance.

  • ACCOMMODATION

    Please note that accommodation costs are not included in the course fees. Hotels and B&Bs can be found in the area including:

    Premier Inn Fleet – distance from hotel to course venue=0.8 miles (1.2 km)
    The Lismoyne Hotel – distance from hotel to course venue=1.7 miles (2.7 km)
    The Elvetham Hotel – distance from hotel to course venue=3.6 miles (5.8 km)

  • TERMS & CONDITIONS

    We encourage you to read our full Terms & Conditions, which cover important issues like payment and cancellation policies.

  • 100% MONEY-BACK GUARANTEE

    We want to ensure that our courses meet or exceed your expectations. Therefore, if you attend a scheduled course and conclude by lunch time of the first day that the course is unsuitable, then simply notify the course instructor and we will arrange to refund 100% of the course fee. You must leave the course at this time and return all learning materials and handouts to the instructor for the guarantee to apply.

  • CANCELLATION

    A cancellation fee of 20% will apply for cancellations received 7-14 days before the start of a course. Cancellations received less than 7 days before are not refundable. Substitute delegates can be made any time before a course starts.

  • REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION

    Upon registering for a course, confirmation will be emailed immediately followed by the Course Joining Instructions and a VAT Invoice within 1 working day. We strongly recommend that you do not make any firm travel and/or accommodation commitments until you receive final confirmation that the course will definitely go ahead. This is sent as soon as the minimum number of attendees has been reached to make the course viable and no later than 1 week before the scheduled course start date.

  • ANY QUESTIONS?

    Please click here and complete the contact form or call our office on +44 (0)1962 920 123.

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