University of Lancaster
Institute for Cultural Research
Multimedia Communications Systems
MSc, Postgraduate Diploma
Future broadcast standards are aimed at extending the high quality of audio and video material provided by the use of all-digital signalling directly to viewer as well as providing interactive services which will revolutionise the broadcasting industry. This course is designed to provide an intensive and comprehensive study of the most modern digital techniques in multimedia and broadcast material synthesis and recording. The principal course objectives are to introduce the students to the latest broadcast standards and digital signal processing methods which are used in modern multimedia and broadcast systems, and to furnish them during the course with comprehensive tutorial support and practical sessions in the area of interactive multimedia broadcast systems.