The 16th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated for 2017. It is the ultimate answer book for beginners and intermediate-level readers, with everything you need to know when shopping for big-screen TV and surround sound gear.
Author: Mark Fleischmann
Publisher: Quiet River Press
Category: Technology & Engineering
How can an average person navigate the maze of audio/video tech? Turn to Mark Fleischmann's Practical Home Theater. The 16th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated for 2017. It is the ultimate answer book for beginners and intermediate-level readers, with everything you need to know when shopping for big-screen TV and surround sound gear.
This edition is dated 2018 and will be sold between October 2017 and October 2018. Readers are warned to buy only the latest edition. Future annual editions will continue to track changes in home theater technology.
Author: Mark Fleischmann
Category: Home entertainment systems
How can an average person navigate the maze of audio/video technologies in a home theater system? Turn to Mark Fleischmann's Practical Home Theater: A Guide to Video and Audio Systems. The 17th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated for 2018. The ultimate answer book for beginners and intermediate-level readers, it tells you everything you need to know when shopping for video and surround sound gear including how to read a spec sheet, how to separate fact from hype, and how to get good value for your money. This year's edition goes into detail on new developments such as Ultra HDTV (4K), HDR picture-quality improvements, the HDR format war, the new HDMI 2.1 interface, and both Dolby Atmos and DTS: X surround technologies. The book weighs the pros and cons of video display technologies such as LED-backlit LCD and projection systems, plus next-generation quantum-dot and OLED displays. It dispels the confusion surrounding such topics as HDTV, 3DTV, smart TV, refresh rates, and exotic screen shapes. It explains the differences between Dolby, DTS, THX, and Audyssey surround technologies and high-resolution audio formats. It covers all formats under the sun including Blu-ray and DVD, DVRs, streaming from a multitude of devices, and wireless connectivity. And it explores often ignored topics such as buying a DTV antenna, power-line accessories, and cables. A richly detailed connections chapter tells how to hook up every component. By knowledgably guiding readers through the briar patch of video and audio, Practical Home Theater has become the standard reference work for home theater buffs. This edition is dated 2018 and will be sold between October 2017 and October 2018. Readers are warned to buy only the latest edition. Future annual editions will continue to track changes in home theater technology.
Fleischmann, Mark (2017). Practical Home Theater: A Guide to Video and Audio Systems (2018 edition). New York: Quiet River Press. Gabrielsson, Alf and Björn Lindström (1985). Perceived sound quality of high-fidelity loudspeakers.
Author: Vincent Verdult
Category: Technology & Engineering
Optimal Audio and Video Reproduction at Home is a comprehensive guide that will help every reader set up a modern audio-video system in a small room such as a home theater or studio control room. Verdult covers everything the reader needs to know to optimize the reproduction of multichannel audio and high-resolution video. The book provides concrete advice on equipment setup, display calibration, loudspeaker positioning, room acoustics, and much more. Detailed, easy-to-grasp explanations of the underlying principles ensure the reader will make the right choices, find alternatives, and separate the rigid from the more flexible requirements to achieve the best possible results.
A Practical Guide for Filmmakers and Digital Content Creators Amy DeLouise, Cheryl Ottenritter ... SONY that it will use MPEG-H as the immersive sound codec for its 360 Reality Audio system for immersive mixing and playback for music.
Author: Amy DeLouise
Publisher: CRC Press
This book guides nonfiction storytellers in the art of creatively and strategically using sound to engage their audience and bring stories to life. Sound is half of film and video storytelling, and yet its importance is often overlooked until a post-production emergency arises. Written by two experienced creators—one a seasoned nonfiction producer/director with a background in music, and one a sound designer who owns a well-regarded mix studio—this book teaches nonfiction producers, filmmakers, and branded content creators how to reimagine their storytelling by improving sound workflow from field to post. In addition to real-world examples from the authors’ own experiences, interviews with and examples from industry professionals across many genres of nonfiction production are included throughout. Written in a conversational style, the book pinpoints practical topics and considerations like 360 video and viewer accessibility. As such, it is a vital point of reference for all nonfiction filmmakers, directors, and producers, or anyone wanting to learn how to improve their storytelling. An accompanying Companion Website offers listening exercises, production sound layout diagrams, templates, and other resources.
In the eighties students , by constant exposure in home , school , and theater , have become highly sophisticated critics of film ... 16 - mm film is at the moment the most practical choice for use with young adults in sex education .
Author: Patty Campbell
Category: Social Science
The history of the sex guide for adolescents documents the quite unconscious movement of Western culture’s ideas about sex and youth, revealing the heritage of our own sexual beliefs and codes of behaviour. The first section of this book, first published in 1986, traces the development of the sex guide, examining 400 books from 1892 to the 1980s. The second section comprises a detailed analysis of the patterns, content and usefulness of all the contemporary manifestations of the genre. The history of the teen sex manual is a fascinating revelation of American attitudes towards adolescent sexuality.
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