Principles and Applications of DAB,DAB+ and DMB
Offers an overview of Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB, DAB+) and Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB), and related services and applications. This book covers topics such as audio coding, data services, receiver techniques, frequencies, and many others.
"Digital Audio Broadcasting" is revised with the latest standards and updates of all new developments. The new digital broadcast system family is very different from existing conventional broadcast systems. It is standardised in a large number of documents (from ITU-R, ISO/IEC, ETSI, EBU, and others) which are often difficult to read. This book offers a comprehensive and fully updated overview of Digital Audio Broadcasting (DAB, DAB+) and Digital Multimedia Broadcasting (DMB), and related services and applications. Furthermore, the authors continue to build upon the topics of the previous editions, including audio coding, data services, receiver techniques, frequencies, and many others. There are several new sections in the book, which would be otherwise difficult to locate from various sources. The contents have been significantly updated from the second edition, including up-to-date coverage of the latest standards. This book contains a new chapter on Digital Multimedia Broadcasting. It is a 'Must-have' handbook for engineers, developers and other professionals in the field.; This book will be of interest to planning and system engineers, developers for professional and domestic equipment manufacturers, service providers, postgraduate students and lecturers in communications technology. Broadcasting engineers in related fields will also find this book insightful.
Foreword. Prefaces. List of contributors. Abbreviations. 1. Introduction. 1.1 General. 1.2 Radio in the Digital Age. 1.3 Benefits of the Eureka 147 DAB System. 1.4 History of the Origins of DAB. 1.5 International Standardisation. 1.6 Relations to Other Digital Broadcasting Systems. 2. System Concept. 2.1 The Physical Channel. 2.2 The DAB Transmission System. 2.3 The DAB Multiplex. 2.4 Conditional Access. 2.5 Service Information. 3. Audio Services and Applications. 3.1 General. 3.2 Audio Coding and Decoding. 3.3 Characteristics of DAB Audio Coding. 3.4 DAB+ Coding Schemes. 3.5 Programme-associated Data. 3.5 Advanced Audio Applications Using MPEG-2 Features. 3.6 Multichannel Audio with DAB. 3.7 Other Advanced Audio Application. 3.8 Quality of Service. 3.9 Audio Levels. 4. Data Services and Applications. 4.1 General. 4.2 Data Signalling and Access. 4.3 Multimedia Applications with MOT. 4.4 Standardised MOT User Application. 4.5 Text Based Services. 4.6 Traffic Information Services and Navigation Aids. 4.7 Other Data Transmission Mechanism. 5. Provision of Services. 5.1 The DAB Service Landscape. 5.2 Use of Existing Infrastructures. 5.3 Need for New Infrastructure. 5.4 Relationship between DAB Data Services and RDS. 5.5 Electronic Programme Guide. 5.6 Possible New Audio Services. 6. Collection and Distribution Networks. 6.1 General. 6.2 The Collection Network. 6.3 The Distribution Network. 6.4 Example of Implementation. 7. The Broadcast Side. 7.1 General. 7.2 Introduction to DAB Networks. 7.3 Particularities of Single Frequency Networks (SFN). 7.4 DAB Transmitters. 7.5 Radio Frequency Propagation Aspects. 7.6 Coverage Planning. 7.7 Coverage Evaluation and Monitoring of SFNs. 7.8 Frequency Management. 8. The Receiving Side. 8.1 General. 8.2 RF Front-end. 8.3 Digital Baseband Processing. 8.4 Audio Decoder. 8.5 Interfaces. 8.6 Integrated Circuits for DAB. 8.7 Receiver Overview. 8.8 Receiver Features. 9. Mobile Television and Multimedia. 9.1 Overview. 9.2 DAB - DMB. 9.3 DAB- IPDC. 9.4 Application Standardisation. 9.5 Conclusions. Appendices. Appendix 1: DAB Parameters for Modes I, II, III and IV. Appendix 2: Frequencies for Terrestrial and Satellite Transmission. Bibliography. Standards and Related Documents. Publications. Further Reading. Internet Links. Index.