Video 101: Introduction to Video Concepts - Course Description

    Video 101: Introduction to Video Concepts

    This e-learning course introduces basic knowledge of video technology. Topics include Video Basics, Analog Video, Digital Video, Encoding and Streaming, and Cisco Video Products.  This course is related training for the Cisco TelePresence Solutions Specialist and Cisco TelePresence Installations Specialist.

     

    Associated Certifications:Cisco TelePresence Solutions Specialist and Cisco TelePresence Installations Specialist
    Course Duration:90 minutes (5 modules)
    Available Languages:English
    Course Cost:No Cost (Free)
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    Prerequisites

    There are no prerequisites.

     

    Course Description

    This e-learning course introduces basic knowledge of video technology. Topics  include Video Basics, Analog Video, Digital Video, Encoding and Streaming, and  Cisco Video Products.

     

    The course begins with definitions and concepts such as:

    • Video as a series of still images presented at a speed that gives the illusion of motion
    • Analog video utilizes fluctuations in the electronic waveform to represent brightness and color
    • Digital video comprises binary numbers to represent image data

     

    Course Objectives

    Upon completing this course, the learner will be able to meet the overall objective of obtaining foundational knowledge to proceed towards building video-networking skills.

     

    Course Outline

    The course contains five modules: (90 minutes)

     

    Module 1: Video Basics

    • What is Video?
    • Recording and Playback
    • History of Video

    Module 2: Analog Video

    • The Video Image
    • Formats and Standards
    • Composite and Component Video

    Module 3: Digital Video

    • Comparing Digital and Analog Video
    • Compression
    • Formats and Standards

    Module 4: Encoding and Streaming

    • Video Codecs
    • MPEG
    • Streaming Video

    Module 5: Video Products

    • Cameras and Recorders
    • Video Networks
    • Cisco Video Products

     

     

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