Best Reference Books – Digital Voice and Picture Communication

«
»
We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Digital Voice and Picture Communication subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Digital Voice and Picture Communication along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Digital Voice and Picture Communication subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Digital Voice and Picture Communication" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Design for How People Learn (Voices That Matter)” by Julie Dirksen

“Design for How People Learn (Voices That Matter)” Book Review: This book teaches how to use the key principles behind learning, memory and attention so that the audience can gain and retain the knowledge and skills one is sharing. The book includes new techniques for using social media for learning. The book contains two separate chapters on designing for habit and best practices for evaluating learning, such as how and when to use tests. The book uses visual metaphors, methods and examples to teach the reader how to use the fundamental concepts of instructional design to improve own learning and to engage the audience. The book is useful for anyone interested in learning instructional designing.

2. “The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization (Voices That Matter)” by Alberto Cairo

advertisement
“The Functional Art: An introduction to information graphics and visualization (Voices That Matter)” Book Review: This book offers a practical introduction to understanding and using information graphics. The readers will learn how to use data visualizations as tools to see beyond lists of numbers and variables and achieve new insights into the complex world. This book shows how to use statistical charts, maps and explanation diagrams to spot the stories in the data and learn new things from it. This book also looks at the creative process of some of the world’s most talented designers and visual journalists. The video lessons in the DVD include inspirational information graphics from the world’s leading designers. The book is useful for anyone interested in learning the fundamentals of real-world information graphics.

3. “Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techniques to Enhance Your Presentations (Voices That Matter)” by Garr Reynolds

“Presentation Zen Design: Simple Design Principles and Techniques to Enhance Your Presentations (Voices That Matter)” Book Review: The book provides thorough information on designing effective presentations that contain text, graphs, color, images and video. After establishing guidelines for each of the various elements, the book explains how to achieve an overall harmony and balance using the tenets of Zen simplicity. The readers will learn how to design the slides for more professional-looking presentations and communicate more clearly. The readers will get to know how to accomplish the goal of making a stronger, more lasting connection with your audience. The book is useful for professionals as well as students.

4. “Principles of Digital Audio, Sixth Edition (Electronics)” by Ken C Pohlmann

advertisement
advertisement
“Principles of Digital Audio, Sixth Edition (Electronics)” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive guide to digital engineering. The book provides a thorough understanding of digital audio tools, techniques and practices. The book describes the technologies behind today’s audio equipment in a clear and practical style. It covers basic theory, the latest technological advancements and explains how to apply digital conversion, processing, compression, storage, streaming and transmission concepts. The readers will learn about discrete time sampling, quantization and signal processing and they will be able to examine details of CD, DVD and Blu-ray players and discs. The book is useful for professionals as well as students.

5. “Amateur Radio Digital and Voice Emergency Communications: Build Your Community Group’s Assets and Expertise” by Gordon L Gibby

“Amateur Radio Digital and Voice Emergency Communications: Build Your Community Group’s Assets and Expertise” Book Review: This book provides a complete and detailed overview of the fundamentals of Radio Digital and Voice Emergency Communications. This book teaches how to inexpensively create both voice and digital emergency communications assets and skills within one’s community. The book includes the story of how the ARES group in Alachua County Florida went from “0 to 60” on digital communications in only a few months. It contains several topics describing how to build a community group’s assets and expertise. A separate chapter on the role of operators is also included and the introduction to the fundamental aspects is provided in a comprehensive manner. This book will benefit anyone interested in improving emergency communications of one’s community.

6. “Digital Pictures: Representation and Compression (Applications of Communications Theory)” by Arun Netravali

advertisement
“Digital Pictures: Representation and Compression (Applications of Communications Theory)” Book Review: This book addresses the need for digital representation of visual information, that is, the representation of images by a sequence of integer numbers (usually binary). This is done by using computer processing and digital circuit techniques, which are discussed in the book in a detailed manner. The book then goes on to discuss machine manipulation and interpretation of visual information and sophisticated techniques for efficient storage of images are explained comprehensively. Processing methods to significantly reduce the costs of picture transmission are discussed at the end. The book is useful for anyone interested in learning the latest technologies in communications theory of digital pictures.

7. “India on the Western Screen: Imaging a Country in Film, TV, and Digital Media” by Ananda Mitra

“India on the Western Screen: Imaging a Country in Film, TV, and Digital Media” Book Review: This book provides an analysis and impact assessment of the ways in which India is portrayed on different screens in the west. This book examines the aspects of multiple images – cinema, TV, computer and smartphones that help in the making of a new Indian narrative. It elaborates on the critical role of the impressions formed in redefining how the Indian diaspora is imagined and received in the West. The book also discusses the impacts of these impressions on everyday experiences of Indians living there. The book highlights the West’s perception of India based on what is being projected through visual media.

8. “Introduction to Media Production: From Analog to Digital” by Gorham Kindem and Robert B Musburger PhD

advertisement
“Introduction to Media Production: From Analog to Digital” Book Review: This book provides a practical framework for the aspects of media production. It addresses the technological and aesthetic changes that have shaped the industry. It provides an explanation of the techniques, operations and philosophies of media production as the world moves from analog to digital equipment. The book also examines the growing convergence of video, film, audio, television, multimedia and the Internet. It also provides new information on new digital production techniques and equipment. The book provides a blend of instructions and theoretical material. The book is useful for anyone interested in practical learning of introduction to media production.

9. “The Business of Media Distribution: Monetizing Film, TV, and Video Content in an Online World (American Film Market Presents)” by Jeffrey C Ulin

“The Business of Media Distribution: Monetizing Film, TV, and Video Content in an Online World (American Film Market Presents)” Book Review: This book provides a complete and detailed understanding of business theory and practice across key global market segments such as film, television, video and online/digital. It includes perspectives from key industry executives at studios, networks and online leaders. It also discusses the growth of digital cinema and the related distribution of 3D movies . Then the book goes on to explore changes in the home video business and growth of on-demand. The book illustrates how online services like Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and Hulu are changing the way TV content is distributed and consumed. The book is useful for anyone who wants to understand and manage the complicated media markets.

10. “Digital Media Worlds: The New Economy of Media” by Giuditta De Prato and Jean Paul Simon

advertisement
“Digital Media Worlds: The New Economy of Media” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive study of the evolution of the media sector on its way toward a digital world. It focuses on core economic and management issues. The important issues mentioned in the book are cost structures, value network chain, business models in industries such as book publishing, broadcasting, film, music, newspaper and video game. The readers will learn how the digital media has changed in the recent years and get an insight into the latest and future developments in the field. The book then goes on to discuss the changes in economy and management of digital media. This book is useful for anyone interested in learning the practical aspects of the new economy of digital media.

People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these top 10 books on Digital Voice and Picture Communication – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

We have created a collection of best reference books on "Digital Voice and Picture Communication" so that one can readily see the list of top books on "Digital Voice and Picture Communication" and buy the books either online or offline.

If any more book needs to be added to the list of best books on Digital Voice and Picture Communication subject, please let us know.

Sanfoundry Global Education & Learning Series – Best Reference Books!

Participate in the Sanfoundry Certification contest to get free Certificate of Merit. Join our social networks below and stay updated with latest contests, videos, internships and jobs!
advertisement
advertisement
Manish Bhojasia - Founder & CTO at Sanfoundry
Manish Bhojasia, a technology veteran with 20+ years @ Cisco & Wipro, is Founder and CTO at Sanfoundry. He is Linux Kernel Developer & SAN Architect and is passionate about competency developments in these areas. He lives in Bangalore and delivers focused training sessions to IT professionals in Linux Kernel, Linux Debugging, Linux Device Drivers, Linux Networking, Linux Storage, Advanced C Programming, SAN Storage Technologies, SCSI Internals & Storage Protocols such as iSCSI & Fiber Channel. Stay connected with him @ LinkedIn | Youtube | Instagram | Facebook | Twitter