Television Technic and Technology

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
306TETE ZK 2 2T Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

  1. Introduction to the fundamentals of television technology.
  2. Introduction to the history of television in the world and development of televsion in the Czech Republic
  3. To show the development trends and future of television as a multi-faceted, multi-media device.

Mode of study

Instruction through lecture on individual topics accompanied by image presentations. Lecture is also supplemented by selected print materials and equipment manuals and possibly video materials.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

High school level of knowledge physics and electronics.

Course contents

  1. Introduction - principles o television sound and image broadcast:
  1. Television signal standards
  1. Basics of colormetrics
  1. Recording elements for color television
  1. Color recording of transparent images:
  1. Magnetic recording of image and sound:
  1. Recording devices:
  1. Television signal digitalization
  1. Image signal compression principle
  1. Recording editing:
  1. Television effects
  1. New trends in recording and broadcast technology

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Students are introduced to the fundamentals of television technology. The path of the image and sound signal from the camera through recording to the emitter is described and manners of far-ranging broadcast is explained. As well, the technological procedures in producing a television program are covered.

Recommended or required reading

Ing. Josef Pešek: Základní principy televize a magnetického záznamu obrazu

Ing. Vladimír Vít: Televizní technika - přenosové barevné soustavy

Ing. Petr Kuba, Ing. Vladimír Vít: Televizní technika - studiové zpracování tv. signálu

Assessment methods and criteria

Students are graded based on an oral interview. For preparation students have access to the questions. Another criterium is lecture attendance.

Decisive are knowledge and response quality.



Further information

This course is an elective for all AMU students

Schedule for winter semester 2019/2020:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2019/2020:

room 107
Room No. 1

(Lažanský palác)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Tue 09:00–10:35 Josef PEŠEK Room No. 1
Lažanský palác

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