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Video Digitizing Tips and Tricks

Chapter: Editing

Topic: Editing Hardware

[Although a little dated now, the techniques are still worth reading.] Despite what some salespeople would like us to believe, there is more to digitizing video then simply plugging in a board and pressing a button on the screen. The manufacturers and software developers have given us marvelous tools to work with, but just as important as the tools themselves is understanding how to use them, and how the final use of the digital video influences the techniques that should be used.

Digital Audio for Multimedia

Chapter: Distribution

Topic: Delivery Codecs

[Although a little dated, this article covers the basics of audio for low bandwidth delivery.] Some of the codec choices and recommendations are now superceded by more modern technologies.