Broadcast and media

Broadcast and media : MPEG-2 transport stream syntax and elementary stream encoding

on request
Language English
Trainer Walter Fischer
Price on request
Short designation TR212-9E


MPEG-2 is an established standard worldwide for baseband encoding of digital television signals. MPEG-2 is also used for video and audio baseband source encoding for digital video broadcasting (DVB).

This seminar covers the important parts of the MPEG-2 procedure required for practical use. Besides the MPEG-2 transport stream structure, we take an especially close look at the service tables and at elementary stream encoding.


  • Structure of the MPEG-2 transport stream
  • Transport stream header and elementary stream header
  • MPEG-2 tables
  • Service tables
  • MPEG-2 video encoding
  • MPEG-4 AVC
  • Video quality analysis of digital TV signals
  • Outlook for 3D television
  • MPEG-2 audio encoding
  • Practical demonstrations and measurement of live signals

Target Group

  • Engineers and technicians working in the fields of television and video technology who would like to learn about this new technology and already have basic TV knowledge.
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Training location: Munich
  • Language: English