DVD Technical Notes

Updated: July 21, 1996

General

Introduction
How to order the spec
The Forum
Bitstream breakdown
Abbreviations
Glossary
Books
Bibliography
The incremental improvements that lead to DVD

Physical

Physical parameters of DVD
Disc
Data sectors
Channel codes
Disc manufacturing
Decoder stages
The trackbuffer
Disc labels

Applications

The standards that make up Book B
MPEG-2 restrictions
Subpictures
Vertical Blanking Interval (VBI) packets
Letterboxing
Audio
Interactive Functions
Title structure breakdown
Presentation of Program Chains

File

File

Standard Density CD

Red Book


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